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By Sarah Gallo

Mi Padre facilities at the promise of mother or father involvement practices that construct upon the variety of linguistic and sociocultural assets that Latin immigrant scholars and their households deliver to college. during the reports of Mexican immigrant fathers and their little ones, this booklet illustrates the necessity for humanizing relatives engagement. Gallo identifies the numerous methods those fathers give a contribution to their children’s schooling and the way educators can speak extra successfully with immigrant households. Mi Padre additionally indicates the implications of deportation-based immigration rules on ordinary institution schooling and provides recommendations for aiding scholars and their households within the lecture room. the writer stresses the significance of studying from and with households and gives sensible feedback for the way to construct relationships with all caregivers as a counterpractice to the one-size-fits-all education that many academics, scholars, and households adventure today.

“By highlighting fathers with a deep eager for the advantages and possibilities strong schooling can provide their kids, Sarah Gallo has documented how those males redefine what it capability to be engaged of their children’s education. academics, instructor educators, researchers, and others will all make the most of this gorgeous and strong book.”
—Sonia Nieto, professor emerita, collage of Massachusetts, Amherst

“A compelling and lucid instance of activist scholarship rooted in rigorous ethnographic inquiry . . . a must-read for pre- and inservice academics grappling with easy methods to paintings in harmony with households which are threatened by means of racism and exclusionary notions of citizenship.”
—Gerald Campano, collage of Pennsylvania, writer of Partnering with Immigrant Communities

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