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Northwest Teaching for Social Justice
8th Annual Conference
October 17, 2015
Keynote: David Stovall
“We Still Need to Trouble the Water:
Race, Revolution, and the Struggle for Quality Education”
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Chief Sealth High School, Seattle
Slam! Finding Lost Voices
A Human Face on War: Poetry and Art
My Baby Rides the Short Bus
Prison Labor Cycle: Players in a System
Building an Opt-Out Movement in Your Community
How Will We Feed the World? A Workshop on La Via Campesina
Femicides: An Activism Poetry Lesson About Gender Crimes in Ciudad Juárez
Real Hope for American Youth Without Papers
Black Students’ Lives Matter
Educating Activist Allies
Hashtag Essay Writing
OVER 60 Workshops in three different sessions!
Register Online Now: http://www.nwtsj.org
Lunch included. $30.00, $5.00 students
For more information, contact email@example.com
No one will be turned away for inability to pay; please let us know in advance if you need assistance.
Hosted by: Puget Sound Rethinking Schools, Portland Area Rethinking Schools, Social Equality Educators, Oregon Writing Project at Lewis & Clark College, and Rethinking Schools magazine
Jesse Hagopian, Wayne Au and I will be hosting a workshop “Testing Resistance: Where We Are Now and Moving Forward: A Discussion” and “Education Activism: Where do we go from here?”.
“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
To read more, click the image below.
In response to "School choice is great!"
Answer: "Public education is crucial and much better than charters. Charter schools destroy public education."
Dollarocracy: How the money and media election complex is destroying America
By John Nichols and Robert McChesney
From the Preface:
Carter declared-as the planet's most famous election observer- that '“We have one of the worst election processes in the world right here in the United States of America, and it’s almost entirely because of the excessive influx of money."
Click the image to see their interview with Bill Moyers.