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18th Annual Social Justice Teach-In

“Shooting Without Bullets: Creative Responses to State Violence and Social Justice Injustice” is the theme of (InterReligious Task Force) IRTF’s 18th annual Social Justice Teach-In, hosted by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), in conjunction with the CWRU Social Justice Institute and the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning.

The Social Justice Teach-In will showcase 30 workshops on domestic and global justice issues.  Registration, which includes brunch, is FREE for students of all ages and $10 for others. Although registration is free, we still recommend that you register to save your spot for brunch. Registration requested by February 9 (brunch might not be available for walk-ins).

Click here for registration. Please identify your school or congregation when registering.

Click here for the Facebook event.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Check-in at 10am. Welcome remarks and brunch at 10:30am.

Where: Case Western Reserve University, Tinkham Veale Student Center, 11038 Bellflower Rd. Cleveland, OH 44106

Parking: Free parking along the street and paid parking in the Severance Hall parking garage

More than 800 people—including students from many area high schools and colleges—are expected on February 10 to engage in a variety of workshops covering issues such as environmentalism, food justice, peacemaking, racial justice, refugees, state-sponsored violence, creative nonviolence, and worker justice.

Keynote address: Amanda King, founder and creative director of Shooting Without Bullets. Shooting Without Bullets, based in Cleveland, responds to social injustices that affect teens and state-sanctioned violence against people of color and poor communities. Shooting Without Bullets provides a platform for youth to impact juvenile justice reform that uses photography, design, and hip-hop performance.

Special Performance: poetry/hip-hop performances by Cleveland youth of Shooting Without Bullets.

Workshops: Attendees can choose from among 30 workshops by local and national people well-versed in justice issues. Some workshops will be organized or presented by CWRU students.  The list of workshops will be available by late January at www.2018teachin.eventbrite.com

Questions?  Contact irtf@irtfcleveland.org or call 216.961.0003