News and Updates: Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI)
Symposium Organized by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee Encourages ‘Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories’ in the Classroom
Assistant Professor and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen Lee decided to organize the “Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories Virtual Symposium” to share often invisible stories of Asian Americans.
Literacy and Community Initiative’s 2022 Reading Celebration Will Highlight Excerpts From Three New Publications
Youth from Refugee Hope Partners, Bull City YouthBuild and CORRAL Riding Academy will read their written narratives from three newly released books and answer questions on their personal journeys during the Literacy and Community Initiative’s 2022 Reading Celebration May 3.
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D.
In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), Assistant Professor of English Education and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., shares her work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Youth Authors Share Their Stories at Literacy and Community Initiative 2021 Reading Celebration
Youth living in North Carolina had an opportunity to share their stories and amplify their voices during the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) 2021 Reading Celebration, held at the Friday Institute and streamed online on April 23.
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.
This NC State College of Education spotlight on Friday Institute Deputy Director Jose Picart, Ph.D., highlights his expertise and experience that aligns with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the College.
With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article
Following the completion of their second self-published book, Junto students in the Literacy and Community Initiative program wrote a peer-reviewed article that was published in Fringes, the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association journal.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators
Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.
NC State Students Help Underserved Students Share Their Stories Through Work with Literacy and Community Initiative
As the Literacy and Community Initiative releases reading guides to accompany books written by student authors throughout the community, NC State students reflect on the experiences they have had working with the program.
Back to School: Tips to Encourage Kids to Practice Reading, Writing
Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen, Ed.D., shares tips for encouraging reading and writing for children in grades 6-12.