TRUTH TELLING PROJECT EVENTS
Cohort 5 – Every Sunday for five weeks starting: 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27Times:6pm – 8:30pm EST weeklyDescription:This course examines the history, spiritual, conceptual (ethical and moral) and practical dimensions of reparations as a global movement. Recently the conversation around reparations for African Americans and Indigenous peoples are experiencing more attention than at any other time in U.S. history. Over a five week period, reparations scholars, activists and practitioners will share their experience and knowledge of reparations. Each session will explore seminal writings and experiences of the global reparations movement as well as offering embodied practices and possibilities for action.
SAVE THE DATE
Every 1st Thursday of the Month, we honor a Radical Truth Teller who demonstrates activism in their communities.
Course Title – Transitional Justice: Truth, Reconciliation, Reparations and Community Building
Dates – 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24
6 pm – 9:15 pm EST
Enrollment – 30-40 participants in total. Participants include members of The Truth Telling Project and organizers of grassroots truth telling initiatives across the country.
Course Description – This intensive course in transitional justice explores the practices and lessons learned from global, national, and local transitional justice processes. Participants will understand lessons learned from transitional justice processes globally, build links of trust and mutual exchange of knowledge among themselves, and infuse ideas and good practices into community-based initiatives. Each class/module has a facilitator and one or two transitional justice practitioners, all of whom have practical experience and/or have conducted extensive research in transitional justice and similar conceptual and action frameworks. Course methodology will include participatory dialogue, interactive learning devices, dialogical examination of a subject, the revision of written sources, the empathetic treatment of emotions and testimony.