Chicago We the People Tour

Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM (CT)

Truman College- Cafeteria
1145 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

Keynote Speakers: Charles M. Payne, Ph.D. and Jamiko Rose

The We the People Tour seeks to inspire local communities to get a conversation moving among and across stakeholder groups in today’s educational landscape, prioritizing the voices of students, parents and teachers in helping to initiate a national dialogue about high quality education as a Constitutional right. Using a variety of educational and social events, the Tour promotes local activism around quality education for every child.

Partner organizations include: The Young People's Project, M.A.G.I.C., Southwest Youth Collaborative (SWYC), Chicago Youth Initiating Change (CYIC), Grassroots Curriculum Taskforce (CGCT)

Opening Remarks- Dr. Charles Payne
World Cafe- What is Quality Education
Lunch/ Speaker- Jamiko Rose -CPS Chief Family and Community Engagement Officer
Workshop 1- Community Presentations
Workshop 2- Peer Group collaboration

Community workshops hosted by the following individuals & organizations:
The Young People’s Project
Kuumba Lynx
Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO)
Chicago Youth Initiating Change
Grassroots Curriculum Task Force
Theater of the Oppressed-Dividing Lines
Southwest Youth Collaborative
Tania Giordani
Chicago Teachers Union
Mikva Challenge


For More information please contact Javier Maisonet of the Young People's Project at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it