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THIS IS HOW WE DO IT
Cooper Union
New York City, NY
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THIS IS HOW WE DO IT
Friday April 20 - Sunday April 22

A FESTIVAL OF DIALOGUES

ABOUT ANOTHER WORLD ///  
  /// UNDER CONSTRUCTION



The Foundry Theatre is bringing people to NYC from all over the world - people who are living and working within alternative practices of economics, safety, media/ communications, politics and more.

Join us for a kind of 'there-are-other-ways-to-do-things' show & tell featuring these remarkable local, national and international innovators.  
 

SCHEDULE*

Friday April 20 at 7pm
Opening Plenary: MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE
in Cooper Union's Great Hall
(7 East 7th Street, between Third & Fourth Avenues)

featuring
Grace Lee Boggs:  One of the great philosophers and political visionaries of our time.  Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States over the last 75 years; she's 96, intellectually ageless and still going strong.

joined by  
Nelson Johnson: Executive Director of the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, North Carolina and a leader of the Greensboro Truth & Community Reconciliation Project, the first of its kind in the US.
&
Andrea Smith: Longtime anti-violence and Native American activist and scholar, Smith is a proponent and innovator of new political practices. She currently teaches in media and cultural studies at UC, Riverside.  

moderated by
Amy Goodman: Host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,000 public television and radio stations in North America.


Saturday and Sunday afternoons
4 SHOW & TELL DIALOGUES
in Cooper Union's Rose Auditorium
(41 Cooper Square, on Third Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets)

Sat Apr 21 @ Noon:  ANOTHER POLITICS
featuring
Mzwakhe Mdlalose: President of the South African Shackdwellers' Movement (Abahlali baseMjondolo)
&
Rafael Litvin Villas Bôas: a coordinator of Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement (Movimento Sem Terra)

Sat Apr 21 @ 3pm:  ANOTHER MEDIA
featuring
Claudia Acuña: Investigative journalist and founding member of the communications cooperative "La Vaca" in Buenos Aires, Argentina
&
Diana Nucera: Program Director of Allied Media Projects in Detroit, Michigan

Sun Apr 22 @ Noon:  ANOTHER SAFETY
featuring
Mimi Kim: Founder of Creative Interventions in Oakland, California
&
Joyce and Nelson Johnson presenting on the Greensboro Truth & Community Reconciliation Project

Sun Apr 22 @ 3pm:  ANOTHER ECONOMY
featuring
Daniel Tygel: former Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Forum for Solidarity Economy
&
Michael Peck: US representative for the Mondragón federation of worker cooperatives in the Basque Country
                                                     
* As of April 2nd  
Note:  Complete participant list, including local respondents, can be found here)

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Cooper Union (View)
The Great Hall (Fri.) 7 E.7th St. & Rose Auditorium (Sat & Sun) 41 Cooper Sq.
New York City, NY 10003
United States


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