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POWER’s Response to Poverty

Spirit and Truth Fellowship 4400 N 6th St,, Philadelphia,, PA, United States

Adult Education class studying Christian responses to poverty

Spirituality for Social Justice – Hints from the Writings of Paulo Freire

West Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship 4740 Baltimore Ave,, Philadelphia, PA

I will be speaking about the spirituality of Paulo Freire from my new book (co-authored with James Kirylo) Paulo Freire: His Faith,Spirituality and Theology (Orbis, 2017) focusing on his views of hope, the Easter Experience and the primacy of love. Copies of the book will be available for purchase

My Journey to Anti-Racism

Mosaic Community Church 51st and Samson Sts, Philadelphia, PA

This will be a leadership retreat for leaders in Mosaic Community Church. I will be sharing my reflections on my continued journey in continuing to challenge racism in myself and in the world at large. I will share my personal journey and my activist efforts in addressing racism in public education funding. I will also engage […]

Racial Bias in Education Funding in Pennsylvania

Swarthmore Friends Meeting 12 Whittier Pl,, Swarthmore, PA

A presentation at a POWER Metro meeting. For more information contact Will Fuller (

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

Eastern University 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA, United States

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 […]

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

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 […]

Resonant Leadership in Turbulent Times: Realizing the Power of Emotional and Social Intelligence

Eastern University, Falls Center 3300 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -  8:30 am to 3:00 pm (lunch provided) Intellectual knowledge and practical skills are key to effectiveness in the workplace, but emotional and social intelligence are what make one a resonant leader. A resonant leader is attuned to the feelings of others and can move them in a positive emotional direction. This […]


Urban Studies Graduate Forum

Eastern University 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA, United States

Thesis students for the MA in Urban Studies Program at Eastern University will present their Research Theses. The Outstanding Thesis Award will be awarded at this time,and each student will be honored individually for their work throughout the MA in Urban Studies program