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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/

CLEAR Social Justice Leadership Mentoring Program – Accepting Applications

CLEAR continues its efforts to develop leaders of color as well as allies that are committed to social justice and equity, our application for Cohort #8 of the Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research (CLEAR) Social Justice Leadership Mentoring Program is now available at http://clearvoz.com/clear-leadership-mentoring-program-coh…/ If you are interested, please review the requirements, cost, and calendar. 

CLEAR Young Professionals Corps

In the fall of 2019, CLEAR is beginning a student-led program currently named “CLEAR Young Professionals Corps” made up of college students, primarily at Fresno State. The purpose of this program, as indicated by Program Facilitator, Taylor Martin, is to “cultivate professional skills, leadership, networking and skill advancement in underrepresented groups.” CYPC serves student professionals from underrepresented groups by providing equitable resources, workshops and mentoring for professional skill and leadership development. Our program’s focus is to provide leadership development opportunities in the areas of mentoring, networking, systemic change, advocacy, cultural/intercultural communication and intentional activism. More information will be available soon!