2013 Education for Liberation Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit

Philadelphia’s Fourth Annual
Education for Liberation
Curriculum Fair and Citywide Summit

Flipping the Script

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
9:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Folk Arts and Cultural Treasures School

1023 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Curriculum Fair

9:30am — Registration Opens. Have a cup of coffee, check out the curriculum tables, sign up for a workshop (workshops are on a first-come-first-serve basis.)

All Day — Curriculum Exhibits and Resource Tables. Connect and exchange with educators and community groups, gather ideas for your practice, and grab some new curriculum.

10:15am — Opening Ceremony. Come together with hundreds of teachers, students and community members to begin our day.

10:45 – 12:00pm — Workshop Session #1

12:00 – 12:45pm — Lunch Free Lunch will be provided!  Also, check out these Meet-Up Spaces!

1:00 – 2:15pm — Workshop Session #2 

Citywide Summit

2:30pm  — Community Panel — Flipping the Script in Philadelphia

With the future of public education under attack, come hear the stories of parents, teachers and students who have been working to make significant changes at their schools.

Teachers Organizing with Evette Jones, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers; Hanako Franz, Teacher Action Group

Parents Organizing with Lee Jones, Coalition to Save Gompers; Kia Hinton, ActionUnited

Students Organizing  with Henry Pierre-Louis, Philadelphia Student Union; and Oberon Wackwitz, The Attic Youth Center

Communities Organizing  with Gary Broderick, Point Breeze Organizing Committee

Moderated by Sam Reed, Teacher Action Group

3:30 – 4:45pm — Breakout Sessions

Hear from students, teachers, and parents who are working to address the problems in our schools.  Create your own strategies for improving your school community.  Join in the growing movement in Philadelphia.

Session #1 – The Fight For Funding

Session #2 – Building Community Schools

Session #3 – Making Charter Schools Accountable to the Public 

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Co-Sponsored by Campaign for Nonviolent Schools; Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools