No More Poverty Porn: Teaching Global Activism

Mar 11, 2021

12:30pm – 1:15pm CT

***To ensure an engaging and productive conversation, attendance will be capped at 30 people. The Zoom link will be available on this page 5 minutes before the session start time. Please note, clicking the “Register” button does NOT guarantee access, as attendees will be let in from the waiting room on a first come, first served basis.*** From Black Lives Matter to the Red Umbrella movement, activists around the globe are rising up to demand new futures. Learn how to incorporate stories of contemporary global activism into your curriculum to humanize global struggles and movements without pitfalling into poverty porn or the “exotic other”. This session will include leading educators, activists, and storytellers using new tools to teach today’s global social movements as pathways to connection, engagement, and shared liberation.

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M Adams

Freedom Inc

Lori Adelman

Global Fund for Women