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Making Power Visible: Home Grown Community-Based-Learning from Karachi to Philadelphia to You

  • Dates
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Location
    Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street, New York NY, 10025
  • Contact
    Linda Reing / (212) 961-3432 /
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Event Description

Wednesday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30 PM. 

Join us at Bank Street for this important event, featuring two short documentary films:

One film titled, Humaira: The Dream Catcher by Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy focuses on the work of Humaira Bachal, founder of a co-ed school in a squatter colony of the city of Karachi in Pakistan, and the next film made by Bank Street alum Sharon Ahram will focus on the work of the non-profit organization Philadelphia Urban Creators-- Life Do Grow. Following the film screenings, there will be audience Q&A and a panel discussion.

PanelistsAlex Esptein founder of Phialdelphia Urban Life Creators, Sharon  Ahram ’13 , Program Coordinator Need In Deed--  connecting the classroom with the community, Mariam Durrani, joint Ph.D Candidate in Educational Linguistics and Anthropology at  the University of Pennsylvania, and Sehr Karim-Jaffer'12, moderator.

Refreshments will be served.

Organized by: Sehr Karim-Jaffer'12 , who works in the Education Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is primarily interested in multicultural Museum Education, and Yue Fang, current Bank Street Graduate student in Leadership in Community-Based Learning and Council of Students president

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