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Main Conference

Type of Proposal

Paper: Empirical

Abstract

Women Reading for Education, Affinity & Development (WREAD) is a literacy-focused reading and discussion group for African American women with self-defined histories of trauma. The following paper focuses on the links between relational connections in the group and the development of a collective critical consciousness.

Keywords

Adult Literacy; Women; Critical Literacy; Trauma; Critical Consciousness

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“We’re all on the same journey, but [are taking] different paths:” Relational Connection, Critical Consciousness and Visions of Possibility among Female Adult Literacy Learners

Women Reading for Education, Affinity & Development (WREAD) is a literacy-focused reading and discussion group for African American women with self-defined histories of trauma. The following paper focuses on the links between relational connections in the group and the development of a collective critical consciousness.