Category Archives: Young People

Group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing

I recently returned to some collaborative writing from the “Breaking Consent” project. Our first paper from the project will be on group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing. The intention is to produce a contribution to academic and movement-relevant … Continue reading

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CFP: 5th International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

Fifth International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Loughborough University, UK 25th-27th September 2017 The theme for the Fifth International Conference in the series (following Reading, Barcelona, Singapore, San Diego) is new geographies of young people and families … Continue reading

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Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of progress, and becoming adult in Mexico City

The program for the 2017 Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers meeting in New Orleans is now available online. I will present a paper I’m developing from out of my work in Mexico City (abstract below). Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of … Continue reading

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Wyoming Latina Youth Conference, October 14-15, 2016

I have been working for the past several weeks as part of a planning committee for the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference, which is happening this weekend in Laramie. This is the first year it is being hosted at the University … Continue reading

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Showing “Waves ’98” in Introduction to Human Geography

At the end of a week discussing Alastair Bonnett’s presentation of urban geography in his What is Geography?, my Intro to Human Geography students will watch Ely Dagher’s award winning short film Waves ’98 this Friday. The film is set … Continue reading

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‘The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music’

Minor Compositions recently published The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music, edited by Mike Dines and Matthew Worley. A free copy is available on the publisher’s website. The book is also available bound, for purchase through the website. … Continue reading

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Photos from the second anniversary (in Mexico City) of the Ayotzinapa disappearances

Thousands of people marched in Mexico City yesterday to mark the second anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 student teachers of the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos on September 26, 2014. Signs carried in the march, the chants, … Continue reading

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