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Saturday, July 9 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Overworked and Undervalued: Race, Gender and the Economy/ Agobiada/o y menospreciada/o: Raza, género y la economía

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While economic inequality has received increased attention in recent years, less visible is the role racism and patriarchy play in the growing divide. This popular education workshop asks participants to reflect on their experiences of the economy and think about the structures that have contributed to the ongoing exploitation of work performed by women, immigrants and people of color. This workshop will be followed by a discussion: How can we use popular education to build a shared intersectional analysis of economic inequality?

Mientras que la desigualdad económica ha tenido un aumento en atención en los años recientes, menos visible ha sido el papel que el racismo y el patriarcado juegan en esta creciente división. Este taller de educación popular le pide a los participantes que reflexionen en sus experiencias de la economía y piensen en las estructuras que han contribuido a la continua explotación del trabajo hecho por mujeres, inmigrantes y personas de color. Este taller será seguido por una discusión: ¿Cómo podemos nosotros usar la educación popular para crear un análisis interseccional compartido de injusticia económica? 

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Indira Garmendia

Indira Garmendia is a Nicaraguan feminist activist who immigrated to the U.S. in 2015. She has supported young women's movements throughout Central America as an organizer, educator and program officer and has recently partnered with United for a Fair Economy to develop a curriculum on economic inequality that centers the experience of Latina immigrants.
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Jeannette Huezo

Executive Director, United of a Fair Economy, UFE
Jeannette Huezo is executive director of United for Fair Economy, and an internationally-known popular educator. Originally from El Salvador, Jeannette came to the US in 1989. She has empowered women, immigrants and others facing injustice to participate in the decision-making process around issues that affect their lives.
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Riahl O'Malley

As Education Director for United for a Fair Economy, Riahl O'Malley helps design and develop UFE's Popular Economics Education materials and facilitates workshops and trainings across the country. He has worked as an organizer and facilitator in the United States, Canada, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Honduras using popular education to raise consciousness and build power to confront oppression.


Saturday July 9, 2016 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Ketchum Hall 111


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