Hope and Health Lecture Series

Engaging the Community in Education

May 26, 7 p.m.

Join the Intergenerational Schools and restorative practice expert and educator Estelle E. Archibold for a Hope and Health discussion on engaging the community in education.

Estelle has been engaged in restorative practices work across schools and communities for more than 15 years in the United States and abroad. She began her teaching practice as a DC Teaching Fellow teaching high school mathematics in DC Public Schools in Washington DC. She has continued in her practice as an educator in professional development and consultant roles in the U.S. and abroad in places such as Abu Dhabi, UAE and Liberia, West Africa. Estelle is a graduate of Spelman College, Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and Boston University. Estelle is currently a PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University. Having had a thriving professional career in conflict transformation and reconciliation practices across sectors, Estelle draws particular insight from her experiences to study the role of social identity factors (such as age, gender, race and class) in negotiations and conflict in groups and organizations.

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Academic Articles and Resources

Optional Pre-Reading Materials for Mar. 24th Conversation

Summaries and Pre-Reading Material

The three pieces represent a mix of scholarly research and real-world experiences. Together, they show how connections across generations can be cultivated, fostered, and embraced to promote health, community, and - of course - learning. Click to read.


A Model of Intergenerativity:

How the Intergenerational School is Bringing the Generations Together to Foster Collective Wisdom and Community Health. Click to read.


Intergenerational Reading Rooms: Lessons Learned from The Intergenerational Schools

How can schools become vibrant intergenerational settings? To explore this question, we focus on
the Intergenerational Reading Room (IRR) component of The Intergenerational Schools (TIS) model
established in Cleveland, Ohio. Click to read.