On January 28th, 2021, I will be participating in a workshop hosted by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) and the Youth Equity & Sexuality (YES) Lab in which lead-author Mimi Arbeit, Pd.D. and I, will be discussing our paper “Youth Practitioners Can Counter Fascism: What We Know and What We Need” that was recently published in the Journal of Youth Development. I’ve added the event flyer and description below, but you can also learn more and register for the event at the NIOST website.
No Neutrality in the Face of Hate: How YOU Can Help Youth Resist Fascism
Thursday, January 28, 2021
11:00 a.m. ET
Images of white nationalists breaching the United States Capitol now circulate the Internet, followed in many places by lies glorifying the attack. White nationalist and misogynist fascist groups use such images, lies, myths, and conspiracy theories to try to bring more people, especially white male youth, over to their side. But you can do something to stop them. As youth development practitioners, you have the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to help youth resist fascism. In this workshop, four scholar-educators present their paper from the Journal of Youth Developmenttitled “Youth Practitioners Can Counter Fascism: What We Know and What We Need.” We will discuss strategies for immunization, intervention, and counter-recruiting youth into movements for social justice. We will not be neutral in the face of hate.