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Date(s) - 21/09/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Artesian

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From El Salvador to Saskatchewan: Solidarity Tour

TALKIN’ ABOUT SCHOOL & SOCIETY: GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP & SOLIDARITY EDITION

For one week this September, SCIC is thrilled to be hosting our Educators for Solidarity Initiative partners from El Salvador including César Antonio Hernandez Gamez and Brenda René Hubbard. César and Brenda are sexual and reproductive health rights educators representing Commitee Against AIDS/Asociación Comité Contra El Sida Cabañas Asoc Cocosi, based in El Zapote, El Salvador.

Highlights of their visit include: facilitating sessions at SCIC’s Educating Global Citizens: Stories and Strategies conference, speaking at the Talking ‘Bout Schools and Society community forum, and socials in both Regina and Saskatoon to welcome and get to know our special guests.

While in Saskatchewan, César and Brenda will also be meeting with and learning from local groups and organizations particularly around shared concerns and work in LGBTQ+ rights, HIV/AIDS advocacy, and learning about Indigenous perspectives and experiences here in the Treaty 4 & Treaty 6 area. César and Brenda are traveling to Canada for this special Saskatchewan learning tour before heading off to Toronto to present to our other program partners at the annual PWRDF Conference.

TALKIN’ ABOUT SCHOOL & SOCIETY: GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP & SOLIDARITY EDITION is one of the  four special opportunities to for members and the public to meet with and learn from our special guests:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Regina. The Artesian on 13th 2627 13th Avenue. FREE

Format: Join our knowledgeable presenters/provocateurs in an engaging conversation about issues facing our schools. What does it mean to educate our students as “global citizens”? How can we support engagement in complex, interconnected issues? What is the role of solidarity, human rights, and decolonization? What can we learn from the experiences of those working on the front lines around the globe? Share your thoughts, concerns, and ideas in an informal atmosphere.

Presenters/Provocateurs:

  • Lynette Shultz – Co-Director of the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research, University of Alberta [Edmonton, Canada)
  • César Antonio Hernandez Gamez, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Educator, Committee Against AIDS (CoCoSI) [Santa Marta, El Salvador]
  • Brenda René Hubbard, Director, Committee Against AIDS (CoCoSI) [Santa Marta, El Salvador]
  • Join our knowledgeable presenters/provocateurs in an engaging conversation as we explore (and complicate) experiential learning, charity, and solidarity in our classrooms. Featuring international presenters from El Salvador.

Other three special opportunities are:

WELCOME PARTY – Featuring Andino Suns
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19 @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Regina. The Artesian on 13th, 2627 13th Avenue. FREE

EDUCATING GLOBAL CITIZENS: STORIES AND STRATEGIES CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 pm, Regina. University of Regina, FREE, Lunch included. Registration Required.

COMMUNITY MEET & GREET AT THE STAND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING CENTRE
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25 @ 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Saskatoon. The Stand Community Organizing Centre, 615 Main Street. FREE

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