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Program

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

10AM - 4PM

Loyola University Chicago
Corboy Law Center, 15th Floor, Kasbeer Hall
25 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611


10AM - 10:30AM
Registration & Refreshments (Kasbeer Hall)


10:30AM - 10:45AM
Welcoming Remarks
(Kasbeer Hall)

    • Terri Piggott, Interim Dean, Loyola University Chicago School of Education
    • Paul Watanabe, AAPIPRC Co-founder


10:45AM - 12PM
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS
(Kasbeer Hall)

This morning session will introduce participants to foundational principles and promising practices in community-based research.  It will feature a community-based research partnership between Freedom, Inc. (freedom-inc.org) and Dr. Lori Lopez.

Speakers
    • Lori Lopez, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • Zon Moua, Freedom, Inc.


12PM - 1:15PM
LUNCH
(Kasbeer Hall)

Remarks by AAAS Board member Janelle Wong, University of Maryland-College Park


1:15PM - 2:30PM                
MODELS, APPROACHES, AND PRACTICES OF COMMUNITY-
RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS
(Kasbeer Hall)

This afternoon session will highlight models of community-research partnerships and successes in Chicago.

Speakers
    • Maria Ferrera, DePaul University
    • Dale Asis, Bayanihan Foundation
    • Rooshey Hasnain, University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Angela Mascarenas, Center for Immigrant Resources and Community Arts (CIRCA-Pintig)

Moderator: David Yoo, UCLA


2:30PM - 2:45PM                       
BREAK


2:45PM - 3:45PM                       
ROUNDTABLES (Various Locations)

Each roundtable will offer participants opportunities to explore and discuss specific facets and potential outcomes of community-based research partnerships.

ROUNDTABLE 1: Building internal, organizational capacity for research (CLC 202)

    • Melany de la Cruz-Viesca, UCLA Asian American Studies Center
    • Ami Gandhi, South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI)

ROUNDTABLE 2: Using research to influence/change policy (CLC 203)

    • Theresa Mah, Former Senior Policy Advisor and Liaison to the Asian American Community for Governor Quinn (IL-D)
    • Paul Watanabe, UMass Boston Institute for Asian American Studies

ROUNDTABLE 3: Navigating points of possible differences and conflicts between academic researchers and community partners (CLC 301)

    • Lori Lopez, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • Paul Ong, UCLA

ROUNDTABLE 4: Reclaiming our stories through research and media (CLC 302)

  • Adriel Luis, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

ROUNDTABLE 5: The relationship between research and funding (CLC 325)

  • George Chung, Joyce Foundation
  • Joyce Moy, Asian American / Asian Research Institute - City University of New York

ROUNDTABLE 6: Chicago dialogue - Developing local community-research opportunities (Kasbeer Hall)

    • Kathleen Yang-Clayton, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago

3:45PM - 4PM
CLOSING (Kasbeer Hall)

  • Kathleen Yang-Clayton, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago
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