“Community as Intellectual Space: Decolonial Praxis and Chicago’s Paseo Boricua” will bring together scholars, community leaders, teachers, cultural workers, students, and youth to celebrate 50 years of the founding of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School and the broader work of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.
Day 1 (9/23) will include a community tour and workshops, on topics such as health, housing, education, business and economic development, and arts and culture, led by leaders and staff of community organizations and program participants.
Day 1 registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/377932836287
Day 2 (9/24) is a larger event and will include the plenary session, with speakers Antonia Darder and Yarimar Bonilla, and panels, comprised of scholars and community leaders, addressing issues such as building sustainable communities, decolonizing education, and rethinking community-university partnerships.
Day 2 registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/377935103067