Popular Education: Learning to Organize for Change is designed to build your
understanding and experience in processes to lead groups in social justice
education and activist organizing. If you are an educator, community
organizer or worker looking for an experiential process to help you build
greater consciousness in groups and lead others to act, this course could be
After exploring an overview of popular education principles, you will
participate in hands-on approaches and tools for; bringing groups together,
creating spaces for dialogue, analysing the situation you hope to change,
planning and taking action and evaluating group processes. In the final two
evenings of the course, we will focus on specific feedback and problem
solving to help each participant use popular education relevant to their own
context. All participants will have the opportunity to present possible
workshop processes, activities or dilemmas so that the group can offer their
ideas and support. No experience necessary, but experience is welcome!
Dates and Times: (attendance for each day required for the certificate)
Saturday June 25th: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sunday June 26th: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday June 28th: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Thursday June 29th: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Cost: $203.40 (Cdn). Scholarships and bursaries are available. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
To register: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/tlc/Summer_Institute/Registration.html
CODE SI-009 W
Deadline June 21
About the Facilitator: Christine McKenzie is a popular educator who has
developed and facilitated anti-oppression organizing processes with diverse
groups in Canada and Central America for the past 15 years. She has led popular
education trainings with groups such as the Canadian Auto Workers Union,
Equitas International Centre for Human Rights Education, and the Girls
Action Foundation, among others.
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