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Surveying the Landscape Work-in-Progress Papers and Poster Session
Applying for Educational Justice: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Community College Reentry Program Grant Applications
Elif Asli Yucel, University of Southern California

This study uses Critical Discourse Analysis through a Critical Race Theory lens to analyze all grant applications from California community colleges who applied for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Students Reentry Program grant funding. It examines how community colleges use language/argumentation to advocate for their communities and their students.
One of These Three Just Doesn’t Belong: College, Employment, & Criminal History
Catrina Palmer Johnson,Rutgers University
Nicole Jones Young, Franklin & Marshall College

Our research examines the effect of educational attainment on how job seekers expect to be perceived by potential employers. We interviewed 21 formerly incarcerated individuals who pursued a higher education degree. Our findings revealed individuals’ expectations of treatment by employers, and the importance of community partnerships in accessing job-related opportunities.
Amplifying Freedom: Increasing the Carceral Society’s Access to HEP Through Incarcerated Scholars
Timothy Russell, Prison Programs, The College at Southeastern, Wake Forest, NC

This proposal addresses the frailty of HEP as a liberating concept when the type and number of incarcerated students is limited and how this frailty is overcome by increasing access to HEP for people with longer sentences, teaching them to champion the cause of liberation to a highly oppressed society.

Mar 1, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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