Friday, July 15, 2011

Broadside Press education panel and poetry July 16 At UD-Mercy

Saturday July 16 from 12-2pm, we will have a panel discussion re
Education in Detroit, EMU involvement in EAS; analysis of Broadside
poetry and writing. U of D Mercy Commerce and Finance Bldg rm 238.
Panelists include Chris Rutherford- President of Broadside Press, EMU
MA student; Aurora Harris, MA EMU; Activists Chris White and Sandra
Hines, and others. Please Spread The Word And Support!

Calling all writers, educators, activists, academics, and community
Creating Effective Schools in America - Today, Tomorrow and Beyond-
What we must demand


Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Theme: The New Education Millennium -
Making it Work for Everyone

Workshops will cover a historical, political, social and economic
review of the struggle for quality education in Detroit and America.
We will examine Broadside Legacy Authors, and their writings on
education, as well as discover the works of education activist from
around the world. The workshops will serve as a basis to develop an
activist approach for civic literacy and engagement in the design of
schools in America.

The Sessions will include
- A community panel discussion, and EMU doctoral student response to
the EM laws -
-  "Struggle Wisdom" understanding struggles past and present.
- Writing for Change - How to engage struggle through words

Instructors: Dr. Gloria Aneb House, Albert M. Ward, Christopher
Rutherford, Aurora Harris, members from the community.

* Explore the works of internationally renowned writers and Educators
as they address the social, political and spiritual realities of
public schools and poor communities.

* Reflect intensely on your own experiences in light of these writings

* Leave with tools for change

All Saturday workshops are held at University of Detroit-Mercy

corner of Livernois and McNichols in Detroit, MI in the


·Unemployed and H.S. with school Id free

· Enrolled college students $10.00 per session discounted

· Professionals: $20.00 per session

Please make Checks and Money Orders payable to Broadside Press.

Broadside Press P.O. Box 2011 Detroit, MI 48202

* If the McNichols Entrance is closed, enter at Livernois entrance and
drive around to the Commerce and Finance Building on North side of
campus near the McNichols entrance.

Classes are in the Commerce and Finance Bldg Room CF 238

Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 9: Orientation, intro, and first session.

July 16: 2nd Workshop Session July 23: 3rd Workshop Session

July 30: Last Session
Broadside Press is a nonprofit (501(c)(3) tax exempt) organization. If
you would like to support any of our youth programming, please make
your tax deductible donation today.

Questions? Contact Aurora Harris  @ 313.673.6313
Who's invited?
Select Guests

    Anyone can view and RSVP (public even

Aurora Harris, M.A. Social Foundations of Education, B.A. Sociology
Published Poet, Educator, Special Ed Advocate, Independent Scholar and
Board Member of Detroit's Broadside Press.  (for archived info)
Producer and Reporter for Encode Entertainment, LLC.
313 673-6313

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