USSF Starter Kit – Standing with the People of the World

This workshop 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 within is an outline of a workshop to understand the role of the U.S. in exacerbating the Economic Crisis, explore the concept of Internationalism, and deepen the commitment of conscious communities within the U.S. to stand in International Solidarity along with the global community in the struggle for liberation. In addition, an Apple Keynote presentation is included (PowerPoint to follow) along with one interactive quiz activity with complete instructions and printable assets.

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.**

(*) POWER merged with CJJC on January 1, 2015.

(**) “In It to Win It.. .” coming soon!