All Articles about Education
Landecker Democracy Fellow Elisabeth Becker Topkara’s project, Inscribing Plurality, unites young Jews and Muslims (age 18-25) who live in Berlin and are interested in a career in journalism/writing to pen both their future and the future of our society together.
Boston Busing Blues
Landecker Democracy Fellow Wilhemina’s project is an oral history account of the forced busing and desegregation of the Boston Public School system; the resistance of white parents to having their schools admit students of color; and the moment of racial rapture, which has become unacknowledged within the cultural and institutional memories of the city.
EDVACAY Alumni Podcast Project
This initiative is focused on showcasing the work and successes of five participants from the previous nine generations of the EDVACAY program through a trending format of video podcast. Through five episodes of podcasts, EDVACAY Alumni Daniel Lazarević (2014/15) and Mahir Sijamija (2013/14) want to show to the wider audience how some of the participants benefited from this program, how they used it in their formal and non-formal education, and how they led by their example and encouraged others to be socially responsible and active in their local community.
The personal is political: Active Citizenship Workshop
Senior Fellow Eiko Oguchi aimed, with this project, to encourage high school students in Japan to become active citizens in their community through a 5-day online workshop.
Lectures on the Arctic
Senior Fellow Trine Pejstrup created 'Lectures on the Arctic' to broaden Danish youth's understanding of the Unity of the Realm and the general state of the Arctic.
This is mental (health)
Mental health issues are still a taboo in Polish society, preventing many from seeking help or being open about their condition in fear of being stigmatized.
“Stereotype Breakers”. Perception of Jewish community and culture in Poland
Magdalena Fuchs has long been fascinated by the Jewish culture and interreligious dialogue. It was only natural that her idea for the Action Project had to involve education and tolerance. As a lawyer and human rights activist, she knows best the value of teaching solidarity with minority groups and the real danger of hate speech.
Countering Disinformation Through Education
As warned by the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 pandemic is being used to spread false and misleading narratives aiming to discredit official measures taken by governments, change the public perception about the coronavirus and in turn discourage people from following precautions and getting vaccinated.
Connecting, Educating & Uniting on Global Issues in the Age of COVID-19
Samuel Appel began a group to help educate students on foreign affairs by engaging in conversation.
Inclusion and Diversity Fund and Committee at Columbia University
Senior Fellow Kwolanne Felix begins the Inclusion and Diversity Committee of Columbia University to advocate for marginalized students and create an equitable campus.