Nepantla Collaboration : Strategic Support for LGBTQ Populations Public Deposited

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  • In this thesis, I deconstruct strategies of support for the LGBTQ youth of my home community,the Inland Empire. I call on Foucauldian understandings of discourse, knowledge, and power to analyze the existing support networks for LGBTQ youth in the Inland Empire. Gloria Anzaldúa’s theories of Nepantla and Nepantlera, and AnaLouise Keating’s theories of Threshold Theorizing and Post-Oppositional Resistance create openings and opportunities to construct strategies of support that center the LGBTQ youth of the Inland Empire. I interviewed GSA Advisors from the Inland Empire and Community Organizers who embody praxis and work with LGBTQ populations to build a network of collaboration and knowledge to inform the strategies of support I develop in this thesis. Through a systematic analysis of my interviews, I develop the concepts of nepantla discourses and nepantla pedagogies. I use grounded theory as my methodology to deconstruct and theorize about the roles of GSA Advisors, students, the educational system, safe space discourses, educational discourses, local knowledge, and power. The use of Keating, Anzaldúa, Foucault, and Geertz’s theories reveal the untapped potential of GSAs. The research of my thesis provides both theoretical and practical insights for developing community-informed strategies to serve the LGBTQ youth of the Inland Empire. Questions this thesis will answer:How can community-informed strategies better serve the LGBTQ youth of the InlandEmpire?What roles do knowledge, discourse, and power play in creating LGBTQ inclusiveclassrooms, schools, and communities?
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