Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete — Jeff Duncan-Andrade

In this lecture Jeff Duncan-Andrade explores the concept of hope, which was central to the Obama campaign, as essential for nurturing urban youth. He first identifies three forms of “false hope”—hokey hope, mythical hope, and hope deferred—pervasive in and peddled by many urban schools. Discussion of these false hopes then gives way to Duncan-Andrade’s conception of “critical hope,” explained through the description of three necessary elements of educational practice that produce and sustain true hope. Through the voices of young people and their teachers, and the invocation of powerful metaphor and imagery, Duncan-Andrade proclaims critical hope’s significance for an education that relieves undeserved suffering in communities.

Reading & Resource List:

  • Jeff Duncan-Andrade @ Carnegie Foundation Summit 2017
  • Stereotype Threat (Steele, 1995)
  • Identity Threat (Steele, 2011)
  • Microaggressions (Wing Sue, 2010)
  • Imposter Syndrome (Clance & Imes, 1978)
  • Targeted Universalism (Powell, 2009)
  • Curb effect (Blackwell, 2017)
  • Courageous Conversations (Singleton, 2005)
  • Human Genome Project (NHI, 1990)
  • Growth Mindset (Dweck, 2006)
  • Post Traumatic Growth (Tedeschi & Calhoun, 1995)
  • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (DeGruy, 2005)
  • New Jim Crow (Alexander, 2010)
  • Funds of Knowledge (Amanti, 2005)
  • Prison-Industrial Complex (Davis, 1997)
  • Critical Hope (Duncan-Andrade, 2009)
  • Cultural Humility (Tervalon & Murray-Garcia, 1998)
  • Racial Equity (Dr. Shakti Butler)
  • White Privilege (Kendall, 2012)
  • Intersectionality (Crenshaw, 1989)
  • Color Conscious (Gillborn, 2005)
  • Equity Scorecard (Bensimon, 2012)
  • Five Principles for Enacting Equity by Design (Bensimon, Dowd, Witham, 2016)

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