USSF Starter Kit – Converging Crises

This workshop “starter kit” is part of the US Social Forum Workshop Series developed by SOUL (School of Unity & Liberation) in conjunction with POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights) and Causa Justa::Just Cause (CJJC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. This Workshop Series is designed to support organizations in developing unique curriculum to prepare delegations to attend the US Social Forum 2010 in Detroit.

Contained here are an outline of a workshop to understand the current moment of economic crisis, ecological crisis, and empire along with one popular education activity with complete instructions. Also included in this Starter Kit are “Quick Facts” on the topic and a list of research resources for further study or information.

The other workshops in this series are:

  • History of the World Social Forum/US Social Forum
  • Detroit 101
  • Converging Crises: Economy, Ecology, Empire
  • Standing with the People of the World
  • Neoliberalism in Our Communities
  • In It to Win It: Our Movement and Strategies.*

You can find them here on Build the Wheel.*

* “In It to Win It…” coming soon!