Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Educating For Change Curriculum Fair

6th Annual Educating for Change Curriculum Fair
"Educating for Community Empowerment"

Saturday, October 9th from 9:30 am - 1 pm
Roosevelt High School
3230 Hartford St. St. Louis, MO 63118
(Parking lot located at Arsenal and Compton. Enter through front of building)

Suggested donation - $5-$10 (K-12 students get in free!)
Register at the door.
See attached flyer and circulate this information....
Featured Speaker
Mia Henry and Asucena López, Chicago Freedom School
"Which Side Are You On?: The role of the adult ally in youth-led social change"
Table displays and exhibits featuring social justice education from educators (school and community based) in St. Louis including lesson plans, books, videos, resources, curricular guides and inspirational ideas for teaching and organizing for justice.
Hands on and interactive workshop sessions including:
Roosevelt High School Students Speak Out about their Experiences
Literacy Through Hip Hop: Educating Youth at St. Louis City Juvenile Detention Center (Rachel Tibbets - JDC)
Educational Advocacy – Planning for a Positive Experience (Caroline Mitchell, ABC's of Literacy)
Empowering Youth Voices through Digital Literacy (Annie Reichardt)
White Anti-Racism for Collective Liberation (Justin Stein, The Justice Institute)
Grassroots Organizing for an Independent Immigrants Movement ( Alejandra Juárez and Luis Magaña)
Advocating for Communities Against the School to Prison Pipeline (Redditt Hudson, ACLU)

Free locally raised, produced and fair trade food and drink will be provided to all participants by Bailey's Chocolate Bar, Rooster and Bridge Wine Bar & Tap House.
Sponsors: Literacy for Social Justice Teacher Research Group, The Literacy Roundtable, College of Education and Human Services at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Dean's Committee on Social Justice, College of Education, UMSL, School Sisters of Notre Dame, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Kappa Delta PI International Honor Society in Education, UMSL.

Visit our website at or call Kathryn Pole at (314) 977-7107 for more information

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