USSF Starter Kit – What is the World Social Forum?

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 here are an outline of a workshop developed by POWER to explore the history of the Social Forum and an accompanying digital slideshow in Apple Keynote and PowerPoint.

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!