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Video: Berkeley Professor Calvin Morrill Presents on Youth Resilience in High Poverty Schools

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series — The Center for Research on Families welcomed Calvin Morrill, PH.D, who presented "Navigating Conflict: How Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School" on Friday, 12/8//17.

The presentation focused on the social ingenuity with which teens informally and peacefully navigate strife-ridden peer trouble. Based on 16 years of ethnographic fieldwork in an multi-ethnic and multiracial, high-poverty school in the American southwest, the research complicates our vision of urban youth, along the way revealing the resilience of students in the face of the carceral disciplinary tactics.  Read more about the presentation here.