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Welcome to the Allied Media Conference 2015! 
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Friday, June 19 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Humanizing Schooling in Detroit

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Come learn how Detroit Future Schools (DFS) is humanizing schooling in Detroit. In this session educators, students, and media artists from the DFS network will share their lessons and experiences working in schools in Detroit. We will start off with a lively debate and then dive into practices from our media projects including the Out-of-School Documentary Project and our work with The Boggs School. Participants will leave the session with replicable practices and resources for thinking about community issues in their classrooms.

Presenters
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Detroit Future Schools
Nate Mullen is the director of Detroit Future Schools. His work thrives at the intersection of design and education. For 4 years, he has worked in classrooms across Detroit, leading student media investigations.
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Alondra Castañeda

Detroit Future Schools
Alondra is an 8th grader at Friends School Detroit and is one of the first students to participate in Detroit Future Schools' Out of School Project. Where she worked with a team of youth and artists to create media about Detroit's school system
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Alicia Casteñeda-Lopez

Detroit Future Schools
Alicia was born and raised in Southwest Detroit. Her affinity for language led her to study poetry while earning a B.A. from the University of Montana.
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Wayne Bussey II

Detroit Future Schools
Wayne is a film studies major at Wayne State University. A graduate from Cass Tech High School in Detroit and is one of the first students to participate in Detroit Future Schools' Out of School Project. Where he worked with a team of youth and artists to create media about Detroit's school system
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Issra Killawi

Detroit Future Schools
Issra is a fashion design major at Wayne State University and is one of the first students to participate in Detroit Future Schools' Out of School Project. Where she worked with a team of youth and artists to create media about Detroit's school system


Friday June 19, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Education Building: Room 300