African American Adolescent Males: Living Stressfully in Alameda County

  By Sharon Robinson, MPP 2015 “Being male and black in Oakland means being about as likely to be killed as to graduate from high school ready for college. “ —Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle African American adolescent males are affected by physical and emotional stressors that include “adverse experiences such as racism, poverty, incarceration, … Continue reading African American Adolescent Males: Living Stressfully in Alameda County

Addressing “Anti-Indian” Historical Bias in California Public Schools Through Best Practices

Sabine Nicole Talaugon, MPP 2013 In California, K-12 public school curriculum often distorts and underrepresents American Indian history, culture, and governance. This historical bias is inherited from materials in the past that sought to justify the genocide, indentured servitude, forced relocation and forced educational assimilation of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people. Historical bias … Continue reading Addressing “Anti-Indian” Historical Bias in California Public Schools Through Best Practices