THIS IS HOW WE DO IT
New York City, NY
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.
Opening Plenary: Friday April 20 at 7pm
in Cooper Union's Great Hall
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.
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.
Breakout Sessions: Saturday & Sunday afternoons
in Cooper Union's Rose Auditorium
Sat Apr 21 @ noon: ANOTHER POLITICS
Mzwakhe Mdlalose: President of the South African Shackdwellers' Movement (Abahlali baseMjondolo)
A delegate from Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement (Movimento Sem Terra)
Sat Apr 21 @ 3pm: ANOTHER MEDIA
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
Mimi Kim: Founder of Creative Interventions in Oakland, California
Nelson and Joyce Johnson presenting on the Greensboro Truth & Community Reconciliation Project
Sun Apr 22 @ 3pm: ANOTHER ECONOMY
Daniel Tygel: former Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Forum for Solidarity Economy
Michael Peck: US representative for the Mondragon federation of worker cooperatives in the Basque Country
* As of March 9th
Note: This schedule will be regularly updated as add'l presenters, local respondents and moderators are confirmed