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Call for Proposals

8th Annual Social Justice Leadership Summit

Deadline: February 1, 2020

The Center for Leadership Equity and Research (CLEAR) is currently accepting presentation proposals for the Eighth Annual Social Justice Leadership Summit to be held on March 20, 2020, at the Clovis Veteran’s Memorial District, 808 4th St, Clovis, CA 93612.



How to Submit
All proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2020. Presentations will be sixty minutes (60) – per session. Presentations of interest will focus on Social Justice Leadership, Equity, and Praxis (Intentional Activism) from a best practices and strength-based perspective. We suggest that each presenter provide a strategy for implementation of an equity action that attendees may take back to their site, college, university or place of business. This is an opportunity to share your expertise with other professionals actively engaged in Prek-12 and Higher education, business and community-based organizations.

Learn more here.

Educational Leaders and the Acknowledgement Gap

Read the article “Educational Leaders and the Acknowledgement Gap” by Kaia Tollefson and Kenneth R. Magdaleno.

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Edition

Full Submission Deadline of December 01, 2019
Emancipatory Methodology for Social Justice in Education: Unpacking Inequality and Opportunity in Global Contexts The CLEARvoz Journal seeks submissions of manuscripts for a special issue on social justice and education to be published early 2020. The CLEARvoz Journal focuses on providing a multidisciplinary forum to provide a broad range of education professors and other professionals an avenue to share scholarly knowledge in K-20 education. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical studies and concept papers in the area of social justice leadership, educational equity, and underrepresented group advocacy. The CLEARvoz Journal is a component of the research strand of The Center for Leadership, Equity and Research (CLEAR), a non-profit organization focused on leadership, equity, and research in educational and community settings. Learn more here.

Access and Equity for All Students: A Cultural Proficiency Certification Program

The Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research has partnered with The Center For Culturally Proficient Educational Practice to provide professional learning for participants who wish to become Certified Training Associates for Cultural Proficiency.

The content and processes for the training are presented in a Three-Phase format over 10 days. These customized learning experiences, created by Delores and Randall Lindsey and other Cultural Proficiency authors, are specifically designed learning opportunities that guide participants through self-examination, analysis of practice, and investigation of organizational policies.

Participants learn critical content, design a collective inquiry action plan, and learn and use presentation and facilitation skills for group development.

Training Associates for Culturally Proficiency are prepared to develop capacity within their district or agency. The Trainers become members of the Cultural Proficiency Learning Community.

Visalia Unified School District
5000 West Cypress Ave., Visalia, CA 93288

Weekday Sessions: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday sessions: 8:00 am – Noon

Cohort 7 End of Year Celebration

Thank you to those who attended our Social Justice Leadership Mentoring Program – Cohort 7 Celebration luncheon in late June. Although the group was small in numbers, it was very important in brainstorming next steps for CLEAR and our organization’s collaboration possibilities. A special thank you to our new Board members who attended; your guidance in the near future will be especially important.

2019 Mentoring Summit Pictures

We are excited to share pictures from the 2019 Mentoring Summit featuring keynote speaker, Ramsey Jay, Jr.  See our pictures here: http://clearvoz.com/mentoring-summit-2019-pictures/