for co-op house members, Unitarian Universalists and community activists.
Be trained on the use of Popular Education. This interactive and dynamic approach will help you identify the resources and gifts that already exist in your community - a critical first step to creating change
Saturday, April 23rd from 9am-5pm
at the UU Urban Ministry (10 Putnam st. Roxbury, MA)
10 Minute walk from Roxbury Crossing and Dudley Square
Cost: $25-Scholarships available.
3rd person from your group is free.
Breakfast and lunch included.
The day will include an opportunity to:
-Learn and share tools for social justice organizing.
-Discover the pre-existing resources in our communities that support community organizing
-Use storytelling to build the supportive relationships
critical to living out our common values.
-Learns tools for growing the cooperative movement
-Learn skills for expanding the social justice work of liberal congregations.
Highlander Center Staff & Training Facilitator:
Elandria Williams has been involved in activism and organizing since she was a youth herself, starting out organizing around getting rid of the Confederate flag and trying to end the race riots in East Tennessee high schools. As an African American and Indigenous differently-abled young person, she has spent the better part of three years working with youth and young adults of color from traditional families of color, multi-racial families of color, including transracial adopted folk, and transient youth both in foster care and emancipated.
Before coming to Highlander she has been most involved in popular education and organizing around anti-oppression, anti-racism, nonviolence, education reform, the prison military industrial complex, and intergenerational education and organizing with many different organizations including the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. She is proficient in Portuguese and speaks some Spanish.