How can we use research/theory to improve our communities? How can we invite researchers to study problems we see in our communities? Join us for an exploration between these connections. Admission is free as a service of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, made possible by funding from a Cornell Innovation grant. Register here.
The conference format includes our keynote about praxis in peace-building,15 minute team presentations on the topic below, and a chosen breakout room to further immerse in one of these topics.
Topic #1: What is implicit bias, and does having it make me a bad person?: Learn more about this research-based training
Laura Eppinger (4-H Youth Development), Serafina Matos-Smith (School of Environmental and Biological Sciences), Lisa Sanon-Jules (Rutgers Honors College), and Marissa Staffen (4-H Youth Development)
Topic #2: Choose your culvert wisely: a new geomorphic approach to culvert and bridge assessment to reduce flooding
Tim Koch, Stream Educator, Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program and Roy Schiff, SLR Consulting
Topic #3: Suffolk Speaks Youth Self-Expression Toolkit: Research-based ways to encourage youth voice and self-expression
Cornell Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement Senior Cohort and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
Topic #4: Evaluating and improving best practices to support caregivers and children amidst the opioid epidemic
Laura Tach (Cornell – PAM), Anna Steinkraus (CCE-Tompkins), Juliana Garcia (CCE-Tompkins), Elizabeth Day (Cornell – BCTR)
Topic #5: The Rural Storytelling Project: Using storytelling theory to encourage self-expression and community engagement
Cornell Cooperative Extension Rural Storytelling Interns Madison Albano, Seth Bollinger, and Wendy Lau
This event is online
Last updated May 25, 2021