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Community Cultural Wealth

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thomas bui

on 1 May 2014

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Transcript of Community Cultural Wealth

Community Cultural Wealth:
The ability to maintain hopes and dreams for the future even in the face of both real and perceived barriers.
The intellectual and social skills attained from experiences in different communication styles and languages.
Cultural awareness and knowledge rooted in community memories and histories among familia.
presented by: Victoria Benavides & Thomas Bui
Tara Yosso
Community Cultural Wealth (CCW) model recognizes the strengths of communities of color possess and encourages us to recognize our experiences, skills, and knowledge as positive contributions.
Maneuvering through institutions for the purpose of surviving it in the present and using lessons learned to inform future events.
Describes the skills and knowledge rooted in oppositional behaviors used to address inequality
A network of resources such as community and people.
Seattle University
Leaf tales

Theory behind Community Cultural Wealth

Community Poem

Head, Heart, Hands & Feet
Empowering Ourselves and Others
Share about a time you overcame an obstacle to achieve something important to you?
How has your culture influenced the way you express yourself? (Language, music, phrases, art, etc.)
What is one significant lesson your family (whatever this means for you) has taught you?
What experiences or skills have helped your survive college?
What group of people and/or resources have supported you as a student of color?
Share about a time you have stood up against inequality or injustice?
Community Poem
Why is it important to see the strengths we have as students of color?

And what community cultural wealth are you most proud of?
Presentation adapted from Victoria Navarro Benavides, Theresa Brostowitz, & Doug McAcy
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