"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Friday, May 6, 2011

Asilomar Conference

Asilomar 60

SF Freedom School will be offering a workshop at this conference
From a plethora of choices, Participants choose to attend only ONE workshop whose sessions are Friday night, Saturday (10-4 pm) and Sunday morning.  The rest of the time is social, keynote speakers and special readings.  The food and lodging are excellent at the Asilomar state park just South of Monterey, along the 17 mile scenic vista.

The Curriculum Study Commission announces the 60th Asilomar Language Arts Conference, scheduled for September 23-25, 2011.

The Asilomar Conference for English teachers has been in existence for 60 years.  Keynote speakers over the years have include the likes of Elizabeth George, Tony Hillerman, Billy Collins, Dorothy Allison and Dave Eggars. This year the keynote speakers will be Mary Roach and Arturo Munoz Vasquez. To find out more about Asilomar 60 go to There you will find information on how to register for the conference and much more about about its history and contribution to the field of English education. Be prepared to tell your story; the story of you as a teacher, the story of your students, the story of what is happening in education today. Join us at Asilomar 60 and become a part of history.

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