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Bianca J. Baldridge

Bianca J. Baldridge visit author's site

10/18/2019 - 4:30pm

Bianca J. Baldridge is a life-long youth worker, educator, and community-engaged scholar. Bianca is a highly sought-after speaker and facilitator given her expertise guiding community- based leaders and youth workers through professional development opportunities to disrupt whiteness and deficit-based narratives within youth-serving organizations. Bianca has worked with a number of community-based organizations and city agencies across the country, including Harlem Health Promotion Center, New York City Lab School, Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network, and several organizations in the Madison community. Bianca has spent almost two decades engaged in community-based youth work as a curriculum developer and educator working alongside minoritized youth towards educational freedom and justice. Bianca’s experiences as a community-based youth worker in domestic and international contexts continues to inform her research and activism in profound ways. Earning her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s and PhD from Columbia University’s Teacher’s College, Bianca is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies with affiliations in Afro-American Studies and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.




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