3rd Annual Thumbprint/Community Strategy Summit - Call For Papers

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Call for Papers
July 21, 2017 to January 30, 2018
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Human Rights, Labor History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies


Organizers at the Frantz Fanon Community Strategy Center invite all persons to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Thumbprint/Community Strategy Summit, Friday, March 30th and Saturday, March 31st. We welcome community groups, organizers, activists, historians, traditional academics and anyone in between to share their experience of resistance and to engage in a conversation about mobilizing against totalizing systems of oppression. We open the proposals up to panels, trainings, papers, artistic/musical performances, and presentations dealing with contemporary social justice movements, examples of successful organizing, mobilization and direct action. As in previous conferences organizers of the Community Strategy Summit seeks to create an open dialogue between Academics and front line organizers.

If you are interested in organizing a workshop, please send inquiries and/or workshop abstract of approximately 300 words by January 30, 2018 with attention to Dr. Ernesto Mireles at: communitystrategycenter@prescott.edu. Please include your institutional affiliation and email address and list of other possible workshop participants with their emailaddresses and institutional affiliations. 200-word abstracts for individual paper submissions (with CV, email, and institutional affiliation of author) can also be sent to the email address listed above.       


Prescott College's Social Justice and Community Organizing graduate program combines HANDS-ON, EXPERIENTIAL learning with a rigorous academic curriculum. This critical, applied Master's degree is designed for students seeking the KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, RELATIONSHIPS, and EXPERIENCES necessary to understand, participate in, and pursue careers within social justice movements.

The Frantz Fanon Community Strategy Center is a community strategy center devoted to education, advocacy, and organizing. The FFCSC is a space for Prescott College students and community members to meet and organize around social and political topics.

Contact Info: 
Ernesto Todd Mireles, Ph.D.
Social Justice Human Rights, Chair
Prescott College