Tema Okun Author Event

Event date: 
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 2:00pm

The book offers theoretical grounding and practical approaches for leaders and teachers interested in effectively addressing racism and other oppressive constructs. The book draws both on the author's extensive experience teaching about race and racism in classroom and community settings and from the theory and practice of a wide range of educators, activists, and researchers committed to social justice.

About the author:
Tema Okun has spent many years working for and in the social justice movement. An experienced teacher, she facilitates anti-racism, anti-oppression work as a member of the DRworks collaborative. She is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership Department at National Louis University in Chicago and is also active in Middle East peace and justice work with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions-USA.

The book will sell for $30 at the reading. For more information about the book, the author, and the work,
go to www.dismantlingracism.org.
To contact Tema about presentations and book readings, go to tema.okun@nl.edu.

Event address: 
307 W Johnson St.
53703-2218 Madison