Law professor and former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Gilda Daniels (Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America) discusses her book and her work on voting rights and battling voter suppression in a special pre-election Virginia Festival of the Book event.
Abstract: As the field of planning stretches toward redressing the injustices of past land use patterns through reparative practices, student learning needs to include socio-emotional, as well as technical and intellectual, skill-building. Pedagogy should increase the planner’s ability to recognize systems of oppression and center lived expertise in decision-making processes. Transformational learning theory considers the mechanisms through which place-based learning expands student worldviews through exposure to other ways of knowing.
Bianca J. Baldridge is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison. As a sociologist of education, Bianca’s scholarship explores the socio-political context of community-based youth
work and afterschool education. Bianca’s research critically examines the confluence of race, class, and gender, and its impact