HAPPY HOUR! End of Summer Celebration//2nd Annual Summer Reading Series Share-out

All are welcome!!!

Educators, parents, charter teachers, activists, and community members are all important parts of our growing movement.  

Come even if you didn’t read a book and see what it’s all about!

  • Celebrate a summer of learning and organizing together with TAG and the Caucus of Working Educators!
  • Learn about the books people read in the 2nd Annual Summer Reading Series (see complete list of books on the back)
  • Meet other passionate educators and allies
  • Share your ideas and get energized about the movement to defend and transform public education.


2015 Summer Reading Series Book List

Get the full list with descriptions at:


      Multiplication is for White Kids / Lisa Delpit


      Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race/ Beverly Tatum


      What's Race Got to Do With It?: How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial and Economic Inequality / Picower/Mayorga


      Teaching to Transgress/ bell hooks


      Educating for Insurgency/ Jay Gillen


      The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession/ Goldstein


      The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness/ Michelle Alexander


      A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia/ Levenstein


      Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space: Where the Market Meets Grassroots Resistance/ Kristen Buras


      Mapping Corporate Education Reform Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State/ Wayne Au & Joseph Ferrare


      Ella Baker and the Freedom Movement:  A Radical Democratic Vision/ Barbara Ransby 


      Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class/ Ian Haney Lopez

Check out reflections, summaries, and pictures from the book clubs on the blog: http://phlbookclubs.blogspot.com/

September 03, 2015 at 3pm - 5pm
Tierra Columbiana
4535 N 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
United States
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Kelley Collings

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