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January 2018

Racial Bias in Education Funding in Pennsylvania

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Swarthmore Friends Meeting, 12 Whittier Pl,
Swarthmore, PA 19801
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A presentation at a POWER Metro meeting. For more information contact Will Fuller (wfuller@powerinterfaith.org)

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February 2018

Campolo Institute Social Justice Lecture: Spirituality for Social Justice: Hints from the Writings of Paulo Freire

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Eastern University, 1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087 United States
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Using the writings of Paulo Freire regarding his faith, spirituality, and theology, I will discuss the ways in which Freire models for us a spirituality that feeds and is fed by our social activism. I will discuss some of Freire's religious upbringing and how he came to see himself as a "friend of Jesus" despite numerous conflicts with the Roman Catholic church. Beginning with Freire's discussion of the Easter Experience and the need to empty oneself of privilege in order to…

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March 2018

PA – NAME Conference: Privileged Teachers, Privileged Students; Social Justice?

March 16 - March 17
Drexel University

My colleague, Dr. Kathy Hastings and I will be leading a workshop at the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education called "Privileged Teachers, Privileged Students; Social Justice?" In this workshop we will be reflecting on our roles as professors teaching undergraduate courses on social justice, while we ourselves enjoy social privilege. We will not only discuss our collective and individual struggles but also share our experiences around awareness of privilege and bias, while also using strategies for implementing…

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InterVarsity Christian Fellowship – Temple University

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presentation and dialogue with students about Christians and social justice, focusing on the work of POWER, an interfaith social justice network in Philadelphia

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April 2018

White Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A presentation to and conversation with a community group in Beaver Falls based on my book,, White Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice

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