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Sixth International CREA 2020 Conference
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 to Friday, October 02, 2020
Category: Conference

See https://crea.education.illinois.edu/home/conferences/sixth-international-conference


The theme for this year’s conference is Interrogating Cultural Responsiveness Against the Backdrop of Racism and Colonialism.

CREA 2020 will focus on the following areas in program evaluation, measurement, and assessment:

  • Being culturally responsive in the midst of discomfort and opposition—critically reflecting on our professional experiences and strategies for maintaining and strengthening our cultural responsiveness
  • Choosing to be part of a solution rather than part of a problem—how well do we encourage interpersonal and academic discussions of racism and colonialism
  • Building the capacity of those we work with—communities, organizations, funders—to understand history, culture and the distribution of power resulting from racism and colonialism
  • Naming, unpacking, and destabilizing white privilege to understand how racism and colonialism negatively impact all peoples
  • Delving deeper into the intersections of racism and colonialism with sexism, transphobia and other prejudices that marginalize and exclude
  • Examining the theoretical roots of cultural responsiveness through the intersecting lenses of racism and colonialism