Talk: Struggle for Economic Democracy, Black Self-Determination in Jackson, MS'

Event Details

April 27, 2018
6:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Boone W. Shear

Author and activist Kali Akuno speaks on "Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi."

Cooperation Jackson is an emerging network of cooperatives and grassroots institutions that aim to build a "solidarity economy."

Sponsored by Department of Anthropology and the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network; Center for Education Policy & Advocacy; Civic Engagement and Service Learning; New Economy Coalition; Neighbor to Neighbor; Resistance Center for Peace and Justice; School of Public Policy; Social Thought and Political Economy; Sustainable Community Development; UMass Alliance for Community Transformation, Labor Center; UMass Amherst Libraries Sustainability Fund.

Event Category

Diversity Library