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Chicago Teachers Union Co-Sponsors “Teachers for Social Justice Curriculum Fair”

The Chicago Teachers Union is sponsoring a conference this weekend… On social justice.
Marathon Pundit reported:
For members of the Chicago Teachers Union there are four Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmatc–and Radicalism.
And the Teachers Union is sponsoring a Teaching for Social Justice Forum:

The conference opens tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM.

Here’s the Schedule for the Day:

10:00 – Registration, Curriculum Exhibitors, and Resource Tables** Open

11:00am-12:00pm – Opening Program (auditorium, 1st floor)

Cuban Street Rumba—Yoruba Opening Salutation “Elegwa”
Carlos “Quinto” Equis-Aguila, Cuban Master Drummer
José Morales
Welcome and Introduction – Prudence Browne, TSJ
Brandon Johnson, Chicago Teachers Union
Lorena Jasso, Social Justice High School Parent
Aquila Griffin, Dyett H.S. Student, Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
Kuumba Lynx, “Arizona Poli Tricks.”

12:30-1:45 pm – Workshops Session 1* and Organizing (school closings, elected school board)

1:00-2:30pm – Lunch (Cafeteria, 2nd floor)

2:30 – Curriculum Exhibitors and Resource Tables close

2:30-3:45pm – Workshops Session 2* and Organizing (school closings, elected school board)

Closing Program 4:00-4:30 (Auditorium)
Call to Action, Call to Organize

Karen Lewis, President, CTU
Closing Song: Sound of Soul

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