Ella Baker Institute for Organizer
Hosted by UIC Social Justice Initiative and Ella's Daughters
July 11-16, 2014, 9am - 2pm
Join Chandra Mohanty, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ella's Daughters and others for a 5-day institute to explore the organizing tradition of Ella Baker, women of color feminist histories and theories, and workshops with Climbing Poetree, and more. Visits to local Chicago activist communities will be included in the institute.
Space is very limited (50 maximum).
If interested, view the full brochure below. Then, if interested, please email a statement of interest to Jennifer Ash at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the statement of interest, please address the following: "In order to get a more in-depth understanding of the work you do and to help us mold the program, we are asking that each individual submit a brief statement of interest (1-2 pages) that provides details about your social justice work. In addition, please describe how you believe your presence would contribute to the Institute and how you and your work would benefit from participation."
If interested, please contact Jennifer at the above email address ASAP to let her know that you plan to submit a statement. Then, please submit statements by Friday, June 27. Questions? contact Jennifer at email@example.com.