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Bianca Baldridge

Bianca Baldridge

Expert on after school education, community-based youth organizations, race and anti-blackness, sociology of education, community-engaged research/teaching, youth work

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies School of Education bbaldridge@wisc.edu Home page Twitter: @biancajontae

Topics

  • The impact of race, class, and gender on educational reforms that shape community-based educational spaces that engage Black youth
  • Disrupting deficit/racist framing of Black and Latinx youth in educational spaces
  • The practices and dilemmas of community-based youth workers amidst education privatization and the non-profit industrial complex
  • Youth and adult partnerships within community-based educational spaces

Achievements

  • Author of "Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future of Youth Work" (Stanford University Press)
  • Co Investigator: Mobilizing Youth Voices for Racial Justice
  • Recipient, Distinguished Teaching Award for Excellence in Community-based Learning
  • Author of "Relocating the Deficit: Reimagining Black Youth in Neoliberal Times"

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