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ONE + ONE Full 2018 Institute Scholarships are Today

REGISTER TODAY with a ONE + ONE SCHOLARSHIP for EDUCATORS —register yourself and a colleague with a ONE + ONE Institute full scholarship for either Institute. $599 total for both. Register today and pick your partner later. learn more CWI’s … Continue reading

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K-16 Educator Scholarships for Place Based Service-Learning

Register NOW for CWI 2018 Institutes with SCHOLARSHIP Supported Rates. Place Based Service-Learning for K-16. LOS ANGELES and BURLINGTON, VT learn more: cwinstitute.net

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Teaching Local Means Smashing the Corporate Textbook Conundrum

By Dr. JAMES CURIEL Dr. James Curiel holds a Masters in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State University, and a Masters and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Davis. He has written and presented internationally on transformative … Continue reading

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Project Based Service-Learning: Students as Researchers of Immigration Narratives

By NATASHA AGRAWAL “The more young people who get the opportunity to travel the world, live in other cultures and learn new languages, the more they will begin to understand our shared ideals and the shared opportunities to keep moving … Continue reading

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Community, Confucius, and the Moving Vehicle

By Joe Brooks, CWI Founder and Director CWI Institute: Chinese University of Hong Kong We are arguably at a moment of societal crisis, and I would add, facing a crisis of community. Place Based Service-Learning and educating for Sustainability provides … Continue reading

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East LA Interchange: A Story of Community and Change

East LA Interchange tells the story of working-class, immigrant Boyle Heights, the oldest neighborhood in East Los Angeles. The question of whether an evolving Boyle Heights can preserve its unique culture and history along with a desire to create new … Continue reading

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Support LA RiverLore!

Support LA RiverLore! Be part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to help Los Angeles area students and their teachers build a shared sense of place, purpose, and community through inquiry, discovery, and social action. With your generous support … Continue reading

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LA RiverLore is Happening, Join Us!

LA RiverLore, a project of Community Works Institute (CWI), includes a multi-year teacher professional development and fellowship program, centered on deeply connecting students to their own local communities. Our shared pedagogy revolves around CWI’s focus on Place as the Context, … Continue reading

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