Voice Your Language Forums on Multilingual Education
Voice Your Language Forums are led by students from the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education with the guidance of faculty mentor, Dr. Sera Hernández, and supported with funding from CEBER, DLE and Student Success Fee Academically Related Programs. The inaugural VYL Forum was held in 2015 with the guidance of Dr. Cristina Alfaro.
Voice Your Language 2022
March 2022: featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Gholdy E. Muhammad
Voice Your Language 2021
May 2021: featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Nelson Flores. Flyer
April 2021: featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Claudia Cervantes-Soon. Flyer
March 2021: featuring award-winning author and illustrator, Yuyi Morales. Flyer
February 2021: featuring award-winning author, Bejamin Alire Sáenz. Flyer
Voice Your Language 2019
Featuring keynote speakers, Dr. Farima Pour-Khorshid and Antonio Sacre. Flyer
Voice Your Language 2018
Featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Antonia Darder, in partnership with the Praxis in Education: Student Conference. Flyer
Voice Your Language 2017
Featuring award-winning authors, Reyna Grande and Amada Irma Pérez, as well as Grammy-winning musician, 123 Andrés.
Voice Your Language 2016
Featuring keynote speaker Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American U.S. poet laureate. Herrera, whose parents were migrant farmworkers, shared experiences from his childhood and read poetry, prose and stories from his bilingual children’s books.
Voice Your Language 2015
Featuring keynote speakers, Dr. Antonia Darder and Dr. Donaldo Macedo. Dr. Darder shared perspectives on language, culture and power. Dr. Macedo shared perspectives on linguistic racism and the hegemony of English.
Voice Your Language 2017 opening remarks by student Arturo Navarro
123 Andrés at Voice Your Language 2017
Conferences, Workshops, Presentations, Symposia and Summits
San Diego Dual Language Conference (2022)
January 28-39, 2022
San Diego Dual Language Conference (2021)
San Diego County Latinx Educational Summit (2020)
The Latinx Education summit examined the current trends in Latinx education achievement in San Diego County. Summit organizers sought to raise community leadership and social consciousness to provide equitable experiences for students, TK-12 teachers and higher education advocates in San Diego County.
Global Education Symposium (2019)
Faculty, graduate students, local educational leaders and international partners from Switzerland came together on July 9th, 2019 for an exchange of ideas in regards to global education for equity.
Critical Educators Unidos (2018)
The first presentation in our critical educators unidos series was held on November 3, 2018. A free event open to the public with keynote speaker Antonia Darder.
Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) Workshop (2018)
A two day workshop held from January 22-23 of 2018 to prepare students on how to engage family and community members.
Dr. Alberto M. Ochoa at Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) Workshop in 2018.