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version current as of June 7. 2004.
The following is a list
of popular education and participatory research resources
that we recommend:
for Popular Education & Participatory Research
CPEPR is a student-initiated center at the University of
California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education. CPEPR's
mission is to promote and support popular education and
participatory research in order to strengthen the participation
of everyday peopleespecially the poor, youth, immigrants,
and people of colorin efforts for social justice.
They offer support and post community research projects
for graduate students to assist in.
Research and Education Center
The Highlander Center was founded in 1932 to serve as an
adult education center for community workers involved in
social and economic justice movements. The goal of Highlander
was and is to provide education and support to poor and
working people fighting economic injustice, poverty, prejudice,
and environmental destruction. They help grassroots leaders
create the tools necessary for building broad-based movements
for change. Highlander has many books and other resources
on popular education available in their library. See their
website for more information.
South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide
Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty
& Genocide is a broad-based community-driven membership
organization that develops and conducts popular political
and economic education and action research for organizing
and liberation. They develop indigenous popular educators
and movement leaders from grassroots and scholar-activist
backgrounds, bringing them together on the basis of equality
to engage in building a bottom-up movement for social and
economic justice. They provide popular education workshop
curricula on a number of different topics.