Professor Barry Checkoway received a grant from the University of Michigan Provost - Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. His funded project will prepare a new generation of civil rights leaders in ways that provide pathways into higher education for everyone, with special emphasis on first generation, low income and students of color.
Professor Barry Checkoway was featured in The New Zimbabwe's article for his research on adultism.
Professor Barry Checkoway was a featured panelist at "Faculty Forum on Outreach and Engagement: Faculty Outreach in Detroit" which is part of the series theme, "Educational Outreach to Inform, Engage & Inspire: Fulfilling U-M's social contract with the public."
Professor Barry Checkoway led the 15th annual Youth Dialogues program this week here at the University of Michigan. "Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity in Metropolitan Detroit" challenges racial discrimination and segregation through the processes of intergroup dialogue and social action planning; the program creates community among metro Detroit high school students.
Led by Barry Checkoway, U-M's Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity program recently held a Summer Youth Dialogue residency week on campus, bringing together about 75 high school students from the Metro Detroit Area for social justice education.
Professor Barry Checkoway was quoted in the Detroit Free Press article, “An F in civil rights education: Michigan to revamp lessons”. He was also cited in the Lansing State Journal article, "After failing grade, state revamps civil rights lessons".
Professor Barry Checkoway's blog, "How to Recruit Black Students at the University of Michigan" is posted in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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