Here are the main activities that will take place during Free Minds, Free People. You can find a schedule of these activities here.
Keynote and Plenary Panels
Teacher and Raza Studies professor Jeff Duncan-Andrade, #Blacklivesmatter co-founder Alicia Garza, activist and former Black Panther Ericka Huggins, and cultural studies professor Andrea Smith talk about race, class and education past and present.
Radical Professional Development
This pre-conference intensive on Thursday afternoon will bring together educators from around the country in dialogue and skill-building. Workshops and speakers will focus on teacher activism, implementing education for liberation in the classroom, actively resisting the neo-liberalism agenda for our public schools, and organizing with students and communities. There is an additional $25 fee to participate in Radical Professional Development.