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ENSJ 9th Annual One-Day Teaching Conference
Sat, April 30, 2016, 8:30 AM – 3:15 PM CDT
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Educators' Network for Social Justice
9th Annual Teaching Conference
Hosted at the beautiful Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin
April 30th, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Join us for a day of insightful workshops on teaching for social justice. Workshops are presented by socially conscious educators and community members with a passion for their work and cover a wide range of social justice topics.
Our Keynote Speaker, Walidah Imarisha, is an educator, writer, public scholar and poet. She is the editor of two anthologies, Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements and the 9/11 anthology, Another World is Possible. Imarisha is also the author of the nonfiction book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison and Redemption and the poetry collection Scars/Stars. She was a nominated for Oregon's Poet Laureate, and was awarded one of two 2015 James Tiptree Jr. Fellowships. Imarisha has taught in Portland State University's Black Studies Department, Oregon State University's Women Gender Sexuality Studies Department, and Southern New Hampshire University's English Department. For the past six years, she has presented all over Oregon as a public scholar with Oregon Humanities' Conversation Project on topics such as Oregon Black history, alternatives to incarceration, and the history of hip hop.
Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Keynote begins at 9:00 AM.
A box lunch from Colectivo will be provided.
Online tickets are available through April 23, 2016. Full price tickets can be purchased on site for $45 (Individual) or $25 (High School/Undergraduates) on a first come, first served basis. However, lunch cannot be guaranteed.
Indian Community School, YWCA Southeast Wisconsin, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Colectivo Coffee, Plowshare Center-Waukesha, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School of Education, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts, Racine Unified School District.