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Saturday, June 17 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Training a New Generation of Language Justice Workers

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How do we strengthen our language justice work to ensure our movements are multilingual? How do we train new people, especially 1st and 2nd generation immigrants, as social justice interpreters? This workshop for multilingual organizers includes activities from the Center for Participatory Change's Language Justice Curriculum, which has a healing and racial justice lens and includes sessions on queering and ungendering language. Participants will gain hands-on experience with this multimedia popular education tool, which they can take back home to use in their communities.

Presenters
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Monserrat Ramirez

Center for Participatory Change / Tzedek Social Justice Fellowship
Monserrat (Monse) Ramirez Perez is a twenty one-year-old, Mexican immigrant. She was first brought to the U.S. at the age of five. In 2012, Monse was a recipient of Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). She graduated from high school in 2014 and is the first in her immed... Read More →
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Ada Volkmer

Center for Participatory Change
Ada Volkmer is a native of Mexico who lives in the mountains of North Carolina and is proud to call the US South her home. Her multicultural, bridge-crossing, code-switching experiences growing up on the US-Mexico border inspire and inform her language justice work. Ada has more... Read More →



Saturday June 17, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
State Hall: Room 131