This week on Political Encounters/Encuentros Politicos:
Black Lives Matters and our Schools, a conversation with local educators about the 2019 BLM Week of Action in Schools
Now in its third year, the BLM Week of Action in Schools will be taking place the first week in February in over 30 cities and counties across the country. To speak about this week of action I’m happy to have Angela Crawford and Dana Morrison. Listen at usalamedia.com or on the ÚSALA station on TuneIn: https://tunein.com/radio/USALA-Radio-s305644/
There will be repeat of the show this coming Sunday at 5pm (EST) on USALAradio
Angela Crawford has been an educator for 21 years, and affiliated with the School District of Philadelphia for 17. Mrs. Crawford’s work with School District of Philadelphia began in 1997 as a teacher leader facilitator and English Teacher. Angela is an active member in the Caucus of Working Educators (WE). She is an organizer of racial and social justice education. She has organized Black Lives Matter events with the Caucus of Working Educators. Angela has facilitated and presented on topics such a “Colorism” and Education for Liberation.
Dana Morrison is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She is a supporting member of the Caucus of Working Educators.
Check out the schedule of events here: BLM at School Week of Action Calendar
Angela Crawford and her students created this wonderful ASSATA Video project: https://youtu.be/0GIKu0intRc
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