Concerned with the future of our country? Our planet? So are the many people who will be participating in The Global Teach-in on Wednesday, April 25. Beginning at noon Eastern Daylight Time, a variety of fascinating speakers from around the globe will connect via the internet, addressing democracy, economy, environment, health care, and peace. Specific topics range from alternative methods of organizing banking, to the student debt crisis, to building a green economy, to fighting against outsourcing, to many more.
If you live in or near one of the 20 cities in 7 countries in 4 continents that will be linked to the simultaneous broadcast and teleconferencing, you can participate in group viewings and discussions. If you don’t, you can watch and listen to the livestream.
In Ann Arbor, we are convening at the Rackham Amphitheater, 915 E. Washington Street (map HERE), on the University of Michigan campus, at 11am. During the day, face-to-face meetings will be interspersed with viewing the broadcast, and we will end with a discussion of how we may pursue some of the avenues presented by the speakers locally. Our local version of the teach-in is sponsored by the U of M Social Work Allies for Immigrant Rights and endorsed by Occupy Ann Arbor.