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Community building resources

Forging and strengthening networks connecting academia to social and political movements

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Fostering Intellectual Community in Your Academic Workplace

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Building Your Professional Network and Community

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How to Do Meaningful Community-Engaged Scholarship and Teaching

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Arts-Based and Community-Based Research

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Podcasting as Public Intellectualism

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Getting the Most Out of Writing Groups

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How to Move to a New City (Again) and Settle In

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Pedagogy in the Public Sphere

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Working Well with Dissertation Committee Members and Graduate Advisors

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Articles

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Maintaining Friendships When Things Get Busy

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Mental Health in Academia: How Departments Can Support Faculty, Staff, and Students

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Finding Non-Academic Mentors, Regardless of Your Career Path

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How to Find a Good Mentor

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How to Be a Good Mentor

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How to Be a Good Mentee

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Mentoring Students Pursuing Non-Academic Careers

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Julia Jordan-Zachery on How Community Can Help You Stay True to Yourself

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Kate Drabinski on Bonding through Bikes

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Terry K. Park on Mentoring through Careful Listening

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Cathy Hannabach on Building Community through Collaborative Projects

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Podcast episodes

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Sarah Stefana Smith on Artistic Collaboration as Relationship Building

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Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón on Curating as Community Building

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Manuela Lavinas Picq on Why Scholars Need to Work for and with Communities

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Disability Justice and Caring for Each Other

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Ronak Kapadia on Healing Justice and Queer, Feminist, and Trans of Color Self-Care Activism

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Mimi Nguyen on Queer Punk of Color Socialities

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Elizabeth J. Chin on Sustaining Transnational Community through Dance

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Shaka McGlotten on Finding Inspiration in Creative Community

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Aileen Suzara on Nurturing Community through Filipino Food Cultures

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Macarena Gómez-Barris on Building Transnational Artist-Activist-Academic Networks

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Minh-Ha T. Pham on Asian American Fashion Blogger Networks

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Elicia Gonzales on Queer Latinx Community-Building in Philadelphia

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Craig Santos Perez on Communal Storytelling as Pacific Community Building

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Alice Y. Hom on the Importance of Intergenerational Activist Connections

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micha cárdenas on Coalitional Solidarities in Activism

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Jenny L. Davis on How Writing About Communities You're a Part of Can Be an Ethical and Political Act

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Alyshia Gálvez on Building Community through Public Scholarship

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Yaba Blay on the Black Girl Magic of Community

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Bianca Laureano on Radical Femme Self-Care and Community Care

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Tanisha C. Ford on Black Creative Genius through Collectivity

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Adeline Koh on Intersectional Feminist Community Care

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Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on Fostering Reading Communities in Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Lauren Rile Smith on Nurturing Queer Feminist Community on a Trapeze

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Katie Manthey on Fat Fashion Blogging Communities

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Manuel Cuellar on Punjabi–Mexican Dance Communities

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Eric Tang on Afro-Asian Neighborhood Solidarities in Texas and New York

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Yolanda Wisher on Community Organizing and the Power of Home

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Emilly Prado on Building Latinx Arts and Activism Community through DJing

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Sandra Ruiz on Using Performance to Connect with Students and Artists

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Karen Jaime on Puerto Rican Slam Poetry Networks

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Jenn M. Jackson on Making Art for Community

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Tina Campt on the Social Intimacies of Photography

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Amy Sadao on Art Museums as Sites for Public Engagement

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Aishah Shahidah Simmons on Black Women's Anti-Violence Community Organizing

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Vince Schleitwiler on Afro-Asian Solidarities across the Pacific

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Sarah Grey on Forging Radical Community through Friday Night Meatballs

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Nikiko Masumoto on Japanese-American Feminist Farming Networks

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Nia King on Queer and Trans Artists of Color Forging Social Bonds

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André Pérez on Transgender Oral History and Community Storytelling

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Aimee Bahng on Forging Classroom–Community Connections

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Tala Khanmalek on Healing Justice Communities of Color

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Jian Neo Chen on Finding Academic Inspiration in Artist and Activist Communities

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Nadine Hubbs on Building Cross-Class Community through Music

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Larisa Kingston Mann on Reading a Room and Building Community through DJing

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Dennis Norris II on Queer Bonding through Podcasting

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Tania Lizarazo on Being Accountable to and Co-Researching with Communities

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Anthony Romero on Hemispheric Latinx Bonds

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Kiki Petrosino on Unexpected Transhistorical Bonds

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Malinda Maynor Lowery on Oral History, Family, and Community

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Christopher B. Patterson on Forging Transnational Community through Podcasting

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Sasha Costanza-Chock on Community-Led Design

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