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CCEUC Praxis Conference: Where Research Meets Practice!

  • Friday, June 4, 2021, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

NOUN PRAXIS \ˈPRAK-SƏS\ - 1: THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF A THEORY

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 KochStream 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

Fee

Free

Register

https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlc-CpqD8pH9IuUxrpXf43O0edkAA_hETc

Contact

Melanie Forstrom
4-H Program Issue Leader
maf357@cornell.edu
845-340-3990 ext. 341

Location

This event is online

Last updated May 25, 2021