Partnering With Immigrant Communities

Partnering With Immigrant Communities

Action Through Literacy

Book - 2016
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In a period of increasing economic and social uncertainty, how do immigrant communities come together to advocate for educational access and their rights? This book is based on a five-year university partnership with members from Indonesian, Vietnamese, Latino, Filipino, African American, and Irish American communities. Sharing rich examples, the authors examine how these diverse groups use language and literacy practices to advocate for greater opportunities. This unique partnership demonstrates how to draw on the knowledge and interests of a multilingual community to inform literacy teaching and learning, both in and out of school. It also provides guidelines for reimagining university/community collaborations and the practice of ethical partnering.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Teachers College Press,, 2016, ©2016.
ISBN: 9780807757222
9780807757215
Branch Call Number: 371. 8269120973 CAM
Characteristics: xii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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