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Leading Equity

Jul 15, 2019

About Stephanie Cariaga, Ph.D.

Stephanie Cariaga has served the Los Angeles community for over 13 years as a high school English teacher, a founding member of the People’s Education Movement Los Angeles, and currently as an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Stephanie completed her award-winning doctorate at UCLA, which is titled Pedagogies of Wholeness: Cultivating Critical Literacies with Students of Color in an Embodied English Classroom. Her work explores how students of color navigate and overcome violence and oppression, and how teachers develop literacy interventions that are trauma/healing-informed and culturally-responsive, while maintaining a sustainable teaching practice through self/collective care. 

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  • Pedagogy of Mind, Body, and Spirit
  • Showing emotions as a person of color
  • Helping students with self-recovery
  • An example of helping a student with self-recovery
  • Three ways teachers can use meditation in their classroom

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Research As Healing

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