BLOC University

Start: Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

End: Saturday, March 27, 2021 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

BLOC UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program Lead and Instructor - Vincia Rountree

Program Description

  • BLOC University is the foundational program among the pillars of BLOC.

  • BLOC University is an introductory program for members of the Freedom BLOC.

  • This is a vehicle to build containers and cohorts for continuity and continuous, democratic learning.

  • The program is designed as the foundational and core learnings to becoming an active member with The Freedom BLOC and in black communities throughout Ohio. Education is central to all freedom movements, so in that spirit and legacy, this program is just another manifestation of past and current black liberation struggles.

  • Popular and direct education are the methodology of teaching and learning.

Module I

The Power of Organizing

   WEEK              SESSION TOPIC                                 BRIEF DESCRIPTION

  • March 6           Challenge                                           History of Black Citizenship
  • March 13         Choice                                                 Fight for “Civil Rights”
  • March 20         Outcome                                           Reconstruction Amendments Aftermath  
  • March 27         Application and Noticing’s               Call to Action


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