My visit to the SIS Library was very enlightening, and I understand why Young Scholars are encouraged to spend time there. My visit was only a glimpse into the extensive body of literature that is available for our research purposes. The library is organized into various sections: SIS Summa Readers and SIS anthologies, interview transcriptions, SIS history, and books for general reading across the disciplines.
Conversation with Her Maternal Grandfather EXPERIENCE, PLACE, PERSON, ACTIVITY: Article in Yes! Magazine (sent by Dr. Gayles) Click link to: “What We Can Learn About Resilience from Indigenous Leaders” Log Inspired by my Indigenous Friends.DESCRIPTION: This article is about the resiliency of indigenous people. They have been fighting a similar battle since colonists came to… Continue reading On A Scale of 1 to 5: Research Logs
Wentworth. Jailbirds. Girls Incarcerated. All of these are titles of popular shows on Netflix that portray life in prison. However, they are all missing one thing: documentation of experiences elders have in prison.
More than 175 people attended the virtual intergenerational Youth Power Solidarity Meetup that took place on May 20, 2020. I enjoyed participating in this experience with my maternal grandmother, Eileen Cooper-Reed, and my paternal grandmother, Marsha Swann, who joined remotely from Cincinnati, Ohio, and Oxon Hill, Maryland, respectively.