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NYC Creative Expression: Framing Workshop

Creative practices, in their many forms, help us realize PAR principles by actively including different voices, modes of expression, and styles of participation to generate and build knowledge together. On September 15th, PARCEO and el Museo del Barrio hosted the "Creative Expression: Framing" workshop to explore the power of framing and storytelling. In this session we: Practiced different forms of storytelling Explored different art activities and visual narrative techniques Saw how documentation, storytelling and image analysis connect to organizing and research Looked at framing and composition in the photographs from the ¬°Pres...

Tackling Facilitation Challenges

  We launched our seminar series, an ongoing space for personal and professional development and support. We spent the morning at El Museo del Barrio discussing facilitation challenges, a theme that grew out of a session of our Facilitation Training. During the seminar, we shared our stories and experience, and explored skills and ideas to support our growth. We modeled PAR principles as we facilitated and responded to shared challenges. Our prompt question was: What comes to mind when you hear the word participation? The seminar series grew out of our Community Symposium (March 2013) where collaborating groups expressed a desire for a ...

Muslim Youth Press Conference

PARCEO was asked to conduct a workshop with a group of Muslim women in their early to late teens, who were participating in a youth leadership program with the Muslim Consultative Network (MCN). PARCEO facilitated a session that allowed the young Muslim women to think about their own experiences. They reflected on who they are individually and culturally and how they are depicted in the media. They discovered that placing their wisdom and leadership at the center of their work is crucial. After the workshop, the young women asked PARCEO to work with them to develop a campaign and coordinate a press conference so that they could share their experience. ...