LOS ANGELES: Conference on Colonialism — Nov.10th

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—————– Bulletin Message —————–
From: Mujeres Revolucionarias
Date: Nov 6, 2007 6:53 PM

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Conference on Colonialism & Urban Education:
Towards a De-colonial Education, Research and
Social Justice!!

Saturday, November 10, 2007, 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: Cal State LA

Conference Program is now Available:
http://www.decolonizing.com/conferenceprogram.htm

Six Days Until the Conference!
Over 500 People Have Registered!

Online Registration Closes Thursday @ 12 Noon!
Onsite Registration Opens @ 9am the Day of the Event

Map: http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/maps/cslamap.htm

For more information: comunidad@decolonizing.com
To register: http://decolonizing.com/2007conference.htm

Conference is FREE; Parking is FREE,
Parking: top floor, Parking Structure C.

All donations and proceeds will go to
the Association of Raza Educators Undocumented Student Scholarship Fund.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
ON-SITE REGISTRATION:
9AM – 10AM, GOLDEN EAGLE BALLROOM 3

OPENING SPEAKERS:
10AM – 11AM, GOLDEN EAGLE BALLROOM 3

1. Dr. Carlos Tejeda, CSULA
“Thoughts on Colonialism in Contemporary Contexts”

2. Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, CSUSF
“T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. Pedagogy”

SESSION I:
11:15AM – 12:15PM, Rooms TBA

1. T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. Pedagogy: A Pedagogy of Indignation, Love, and Hope
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, CSUSF, San Francisco, CA

2. Colonialism and the African Experience
Lawson Bush, V., Director of the CSULA/UCI Joint Ed.D. Program in Urban Educational Leadership

3. Freedom Got an AK (Anti-colonial Knowledge): Decolonizing Elementary Students and Learning Towards Mass Action
Laurence Tan, 122nd St. Elementary School, and the Watts Youth Collective, Watts, CA

4. Stopping the Immigration Raids as an Exercise in Decolonial Social Justice
Guillermo Suarez, Frente Contra Las Redadas, LA, CA

5. Youth Organizing Against the Colonial High School: Exercises in Self-Determination
Somos Raza, Santee Education Complex, Los Angeles, CA

6. Day Labor Organizing: The Anti-Colonial Struggle
Mark Jimenez, Sindicato Jornaler@s- Los Angeles, LA, CA

SESSION II:
1:30 – 2:30PM, Rooms TBA

1. Unshackling the Standards-Based Classroom: Putting a Decolonizing Pedagogy to Practice
Patrick Camangian, Association of Raza Educators, Los Angeles, CA

2. Social Justice Beyond the Four Walls of the Classroom: Organizing for Undocumented Students
Jose Lara, Association of Raza Educators, Los Angeles, CA

3. Real Talk on da Block: Flip da script on Hip Hop
G. Reyes, and Youth Roots, Oakland, CA

4. Only Struggle and Organization Will Do It: Surviving The Institution
Juan Orozco, Ernesto Bustillos, Association of Raza Educators, San Diego, CA

5. Rethinking Dialogue in Freirean Pedagogy
Carlos Tejeda, Shirin Vossoughi, CSULA/UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

6. Students Not Soldiers!
Arlene Inouye, Salvador Garcia, Coalition Against Militarism in our Schools, East Los Angeles, CA

SESSION III:
2:45 – 3:45PM, Rooms TBA

1. Parent Inclusion & Advocacy Committee: A Curriculum for Transforming School Culture and Politics
Aremi Lopez, Mariana Ramirez, & Belinda Samacona, Association of Raza Educators, San Diego, CA

2. US Imperialism as Democracy and Genocide as Freedom–What the War on Terror Teaches Communities of Color
Arshad Ali, Shirin Vossoughi, Yousef Baker

3. Silence is Oppression: Path to Liberation through a Social Justice Curriculum
Guillermo Gomez, Eduardo Ochoa, Association of Raza Educators, San Diego, CA

4. People’s Theatre: Community Education & Organizing Through the Arts
Angela Mascarenas, Pintig Theatre Group, Chicago, IL

5. Decriminalizing Immigrants in the High School Community through an Anti-Imperialist Pedagogy
Nikhil Laud, and L.A. High School Youth, Los Angeles, CA

6. The Truth Will Set Us Free: Steps for Liberatory Elementary Education
Salina Gray, Culture and Language Academy and Success, Inglewood, CA

7. The Struggle of Puerto Rican Liberation and De-Colonization
Lawrence Reyes, Puerto Rican Alliance, Los Angeles, CA

CLOSING SPEAKERS:
4 – 5PM, GOLDEN EAGLE BALLROOM 3

1. Mzuri Pambeli, All African People’s Revolutionary Party
“Urban Education: Path to Liberation Consciousness”

2. Ernesto Bustillos, Unión del Barrio
“Community Organizing and the Struggle for the Liberation of Our People”

Association of Raza Educators
http://www.razaeducators.org

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Lady binx of Almas Intocables

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