first meeting January 13 at the big idea
We read an excerpt from the introduction of “Ain’t I a Woman” by bell hooks, “poetry is not a luxury” by Audre Lorde from “Sister Outsider”, and “war” from “there’s still a chance for us” zine by korrina irwin.
week 1jan. 23 at Joyce’s
organizing and gender
week 2sunday feb. 6 at Ursula’s
superbowl theme aka
what’s with activist subculture that still embraces capitalist football fanaticism and its sexist, corporate, and militaristic advertisements? also we wanted to discuss corporate beer culture
race and gender feb. 20 at Ursula’s
this discussion didn’t happen-i tried to txt everyone and made an announcement at the organizing meeting about it. i don’t know what happened. do folks want to reschedule this topic?
week 4 march 6 at emily’s
we decided that we are having a great time at these discussions albeit small size. its so nice to find these connections. we are going to continue to meet through spring/summer, and then who knows. same bi(curious)monthly sunday schedule. it seems that emily’s location is pretty centralized point in town and that space can be ours anytime we do not have anyone else stepping up to host.
week 5 i think march 20 at emily’s
gender/prison industrial complex
week 6 april 3 north and hannah’s
self-care for activists, burnout, and healing from trauma
week 7 april 17 at emily’s
gender in a revolution
field trip: Feminism and Zines
Saturday, April 23, 2011
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
must register here
week 8 may 1 at emily’s
may day theme!
women and labor
week 9 may 15 at steph’s
field trip july
forum on police brutality, homewood library
topics with dates tba
ladies first edition:
hip hop as feminism
too cool for skool:
radical ideas for education, un-schooling and free school