People’s History Events Coming to Bay Area August 7, 2017

This November, the Zinn Education Project will offer workshops and a booth at two conferences in San Francisco. Mark your calendars and join us for a people’s history weekend.

Busy booth at NCSS 2016 | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Nov. 17-18

The Zinn Education Project will have a booth at the National Council for the Social Studies Conference (NCSS) at the Moscone Center, Nov. 17-18. Our booth is always a lively place to meet others from across the country who are teaching outside the textbook. Consider joining us and register today.

We will have a people’s history strand of workshops including:

  • COINTELPRO: Teaching the FBI’s War on the Black Freedom Movement by Ursula Wolfe-Rocca
  • Gender, Hijab, and Muslim Feminism: The Case of Asra Nomani by Alison Kysia
  • How Will We Feed the World? by Tim Swinehart
  • Putting a Human Face on Climate Change by Bill Bigelow
  • Reckless Capitalism, Ciudad Juárez Femicides Activism Poetry by Camila Arze Torres Goitia and Kim Kanof
  • Rethinking Lewis and Clark by Alison Schmitke
  • We Will Not Drown, We Will Fight: Teaching Climate Justice by Moé Yonamine
  • Who Freed the Slaves? by Adam Sanchez

Dates and time coming soon.


People’s History Trivia Night

After last year’s roaring success, we are bringing People’s History Trivia Night to San Francisco during the NCSS conference. Join us for a fun night of questions and answers about the history often missing from textbooks—the role of women, people of color, labor, and other social movements. Stay tuned for details!




Howard Zinn Book FairHoward Zinn Book Fair, Nov. 19

The annual Howard Zinn Book Fair will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 19 at City College. The Zinn Education Project and Rethinking Schools will have a table display of books and materials. A major theme of the Howard Zinn Book Fair this year is “Black Reconstruction in Our Times.”

We hope to see you in November.


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