In this episode, OCCRL Director Lorenzo Baber talks with Isaac Gottesman about the chapter that Dr. Gottesman contributed to the volume titled Critiques for Transformation: Reimagining Colleges and Communities for Social Justice, which was co-edited by Dr. Baber and Dr. Heather McCambly.
In this episode, Drs. Lorenzo Baber and Heather McCambly provide context on the origin and content of their book proposal and the eventually published volume, Critiques for Transformation: Reimagining Colleges and Communities for Social Justice, which they and their colleagues developed during the trying years of the pandemic. Baber and McCambly also discuss their overarching goals for the book, the pre-pandemic conversations they had on the way to getting it published, and how others might use it in their courses and in policy-development discussions.
In this episode, Chequita Brown talks with Kate Danielson of the organization Foster Progress, as well as with Anna Wandtke and Tricia Wagner of Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. The group discusses how to cultivate a foster-friendly culture at Illinois community colleges.