"Assata Shakur's Legacy & Lives of Resistance" Free University

Saturday, June 15th
12pm - 6pm
Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem
(enter the south side at 120th st and 5th ave)

Free University-NYC and Brecht Forum invite friends, families, comrades, and community groups to share and learn about Assata Shakur, a Black Liberation activist living in exile in Cuba, as well as discuss a wide range of movements' histories, campaigns, and skills for social change.

Register/contribute/see schedule: www.FreeUniversityNYC.org/Assata

We invite you to contribute workshops relating to this Free University theme. Some suggestions:
*Political Resistance - stories of Assata Shakur and other political prisoners and exiles; Stop Stop & Frisk; know-your-rights training.
*Education Resistance - votes of no confidence; test boycotts; student strikes; decolonizing curriculum and classrooms; halting the school-to-prison pipeline and school closures.
*Spaces of Resistance - prisoners’ struggles; campaigns to end immigrant raids and deportations; housing and financial rights workshops.

Help coordinate this event. Skills in dialogue facilitation, community outreach, online publicity, video/audio documentation, event logistics, info table welcoming & support, food and art materials donations, and more are heartily welcome.

Email FreeUniversityNYC@gmail.com for more information.

Info links:
www.AssataTeachIn.com
www.DemocracyNow.org/2013/5/3/angela_davis_and_assata_shakurs_lawyer
www.DemocracyNow.org/2013/5/3/assata_shakur_in_her_own_words
www.FreeUniversityNYC.org
www.BrechtForum.org

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