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"100 Years Later, It Is Still So Powerful": Navigating The Effects Of The Armenian Genocide And Its Trauma On Armenian American Youth, Lara S. Kleine May 2015

"100 Years Later, It Is Still So Powerful": Navigating The Effects Of The Armenian Genocide And Its Trauma On Armenian American Youth, Lara S. Kleine

Master's Theses

This thesis examines the effects of the Armenian Genocide on five Armenian American university students ages 18 to 29 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The impact of this event from 100 years ago is passed down generationally and still affects the current descendants of its survivors. Since this genocide is still denied by Turkey, its perpetrators, and by the United States, the impact on Armenians has increased as each generation fights for official recognition.

By conducting semi-structured qualitative interviews, the participants revealed its impact on their identity. This thesis was grounded in intergenerational trauma transmission theory and collective memory ...


Incorporating Community Cultural Wealth In A Community-Based Organization, Henriette S. Ako-Asare May 2015

Incorporating Community Cultural Wealth In A Community-Based Organization, Henriette S. Ako-Asare

Master's Projects and Capstones

This project examined how Hack the Hood, a Bay Area non-profit organization, successfully works with low-income youth of color in an outside of school context using technological skills to empower them. Critical Race Theory, community cultural wealth, and the many studies on academic success provided a model through which to examine the efficacy and cultural relevance of Hack the Hood programming using interviews and data already gathered on the organization. Based on the analysis of Hack the Hood and the promising findings related to how their work advance several of the tenets of the community cultural wealth model, this project ...


Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance In Urban America (Book Review), Ursula Aldana Jan 2015

Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance In Urban America (Book Review), Ursula Aldana

School of Education Faculty Research

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Profiles In Community-Engaged Learning, Kevin D. Lo, Emma Fuentes, David Holler, Tim Iglesias, Susan Roberta Katz, Star Moore, Chenit Ong-Flaherty, Jennifer D. Parlamis, Susan Pauly-O’Neill, Mary Lou De Natale, Nancy Selix, Helen Maniates, Nira Geevargis, Monalisa Vu, Rebekah Dibble, Thomas A. Maier, Rachel Brahinsky, Amie Dowling, Seth Wachtel, Kara Knafelc, Stephanie Sears Jan 2015

Profiles In Community-Engaged Learning, Kevin D. Lo, Emma Fuentes, David Holler, Tim Iglesias, Susan Roberta Katz, Star Moore, Chenit Ong-Flaherty, Jennifer D. Parlamis, Susan Pauly-O’Neill, Mary Lou De Natale, Nancy Selix, Helen Maniates, Nira Geevargis, Monalisa Vu, Rebekah Dibble, Thomas A. Maier, Rachel Brahinsky, Amie Dowling, Seth Wachtel, Kara Knafelc, Stephanie Sears

McCarthy Center Faculty and Staff Scholarship

To provide a snapshot of the many impressive manifestations of community-engaged learning at the University of San Francisco, a 2014-2015 Faculty Learning Community (FLC), supported by the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), has collected the following profiles of selected faculty members across all the schools and colleges.

This report was prepared by members of the CTE’s Faculty Learning Community on Community-Engaged Learning:

Kevin D. Lo, Facilitator (School of Management), Emma Fuentes (School of Education), David Holler (College of Arts and Sciences), Tim Iglesias (School of Law), Susan Roberta Katz (School of Education), Star Moore (Leo T. McCarthy Center for ...


Student Perceptions Of Grit, Emotional-Social Intelligence, And The Acquisition Of Non-Cognitive Skills In The Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program, Don Gamble Jan 2015

Student Perceptions Of Grit, Emotional-Social Intelligence, And The Acquisition Of Non-Cognitive Skills In The Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program, Don Gamble

Doctoral Dissertations

p>The Catholic Church has long emphasized an “option for the poor” and relied heavily on its schools to assist in providing the education necessary to help families escape poverty (Benson, Yeager, Guerra & Manno, 1986; Bryk, Lee, & Holland, 1993; Buetow, 1988; Convey, 1992; Greeley, 1982; Neal, 1997; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, 1998; York, 1996). Catholic schools in the United States are closing at a steady rate from a lack of funding, and this has created an ongoing problem for the outreach efforts of the Church and the low-income families with the greatest need (Brinig & Garnett, 2014; United States Department of Education, US DOE ...