2017 Fair Schedule

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8:30 – 9:00am Registration/Breakfast
9 – 9:30am Welcome to get People Engaged and Excited
9:40-10:55am Workshop Session 1
YPAR Gathering/Radical Hope & Social Change
Confronting Self-Awareness to Build and Strengthen Emotional Intelligence
Racism x Climate Change x Capitalism
The Seven Generations and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
#Changethename!: Providing a Counter to Dominant Narratives
Folklife Education and Step
Knowledge to Action: Students as Changemakers
Trans Youth Representation in the Media: Do we see ourselves?
Growing Change in the Garden
Climate Change Curriculum + Youth Action
Ethical Storytelling to Decolonize Science
Positive Discipline
Teaching About Genocide, Mass Violence, and Human Rights in the 21st Century
Staying WOKE to Peace: Literacy in Our Shared Humanity
Joyful, Painful, Creative Democracy: Composing Collaborative Novels in Secondary Creative Writing
Gender Inclusivity in Math Modeling
Know Your Rights – School Focus
Where’s is the Youth Voice for Clean Transportation? Biking, Walking and Public Transit to Fight Climate Change
Where are the Black American Male Teachers in Minnesota’s Public School Systems?
Educating For Social Ecology: A Survey of Methods for Non-Professional Education and Organizing in the Fight for Life Itself.
How to be a Social Justice Substitute: A Collaborative Workshop
11:05 -12:05 am 11:05 – 12:05: Plenary
12:05 – 12:45 pm 12:05 – 12:45: Lunch
1 – 2:30 pm Organizing session
Whose Schools? Our Schools! Educators Transforming their Schools from the Inside-Out with SJEM
Student Power Now: Creating Change and Growing a Twin Cities Student Union
(Re)Making the Road We Walk: (Re)Building Community Partnerships and Recovering Our Sense of the Possible
What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be?
Immigration Resistance for Educators: Rapid Response Network Training
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault: The Pod Model in Action
Anti-fascism and Education
The Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota: Interrupting Business as Usual
The Minneapolis Housing Crisis and Public Housing 101
Organizing Prisoners, Organizing Students: the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee and Youth Prison Blockade
MPD150: Making Police Abolition A Reality
What You’re Called Matters: Changing Your School’s Name
2:40 – 4 PM Workshop session 2
Disrupting White Supremacy through Ethnic Studies
What does racism have to do with Capitalism?
Race Matters
It can be done: A charter school’s success at preventing the school to prison pipeline.
Racism in the name of Science
We are Young We are change
Police in the Schools: SROs and School Climate
Black Girls We See You: Unity Circle in the Urban High School
Solar 101 – Fun With The Sun
Constructing language that honors our peoplehood
Power of Youth Media
Engaging Students with Dakota and Ojibwe Resources
Discrimination from Society Itself
Student voice on climate change: Paideia Seminars
Creating Inclusive Classrooms for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students
#IamABE: Amplifying Student Voices through Social Media Activism
Blackout the Classroom
Placing Community At the Center of Our Schools
tet[R]ad: Draw & Play Here
Know Your Rights – for Students in the Classroom
Teaching and Inquiring about Greed, Equity, and Racism (TIGER): A Popular Education Project by the St. Paul Federation of Teachers
Intersections of Islamophobia: How Sex, Race and Ethnicity Impact Islamophobic Attacks, and How to Address Them In Our Communities.
Power of Youth Media
4:10 – 4:30PM Closing
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