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Direct Art, Direct Action with Slam Poet Jared Paul
Monday, March 31, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rm 207 Hall of Languages, S.U. Campus
90 minute teach-in, discussing and outlining concrete examples of effective progressive change and counterculture victory. Topics include the rise of modern independent journalism, successful working-class campaigns for local office, source reduction, dollar-vote consumerism, and community organizing. Comprehensive examination of organizing in terms of campaigns, strategies, and tactics. Additionally, Direct Art, Direct Action seeks to examine the role all mediums of art play in the presentation, facilitation, and documentation of lasting human rights advances. Workshop includes breakdown and overview of Jared's coverage of both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in 2004 & 2008 while on assignment for independent Rhode Island-based news outlets, as well as his experiences as a core organizer with Occupy Providence. This presentation is an interactive info share; attendees will be encouraged to participate and take part in discussion. Please bring writing materials or tablets.
Sponsor: Syracuse Animal Rights Org.