What Are Schools For? The Past, Present & Future of Education
March 30th | A History of Education
With Emery Wright as Facilitator, we will break-down the history of U.S. Education and how it was used to gain and construct power.
April 6th | Black Radical Education Traditions & History
Dr. Richard Benson from Spelman will lead the group in discussing Black Radical Traditions in Education.
April 13th | What’s Happening Now: The Education Perfect Storm and APS (Atlanta Public Schools)
Vera Stenhouse & Cita Cook will describe the current threats to public schools, including Georgia’s ballot measure to create the Opportunity School District and the reaction to that threat by the APS.
April 20th | Alternative & Movement Education Future
Ashe Helm-Hernandez will give testimony of “Real Peoples Education” along with a discussion on Education related to popular culture, free education, technology, and power.
April 27th | Youth Movement for Education Justice
Project South Youth Organizers will present their “$10 Mil 4Real” workshop on police and the APS Budget and then we will group-think the way.
University Sin Fronteras campuses are located in:
San Antonio, Texas/ Southwest Workers Union
Jacksonville, Florida/ New Jim Crow Movement
Chattanooga, TN/ Concerned Citizens for Justice
Detroit, MI/ East Michigan Environmental Action Coalition
Bemidji, MN/ Indigenous Environmental Network
San Juan, PR
Fayetteville, AR/ Fayetteville Free Zone
Atlanta, GA/ Project South
Birmingham, AL/ Magic City Agriculture Project