hey yall here is info for some events happening in january, let us know if you have any questions
Black History and Women’s History Month Initial Planning Meeting:
The Ypsilanti Free Skool will be celebrating Black History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March. The initial planning meeting is open to everyone who would like to help plan and create educational opportunities (classes, discussions, lectures, documentary screenings, or more) that focus on black and women’s history and current events. This planning meeting is happening Monday, Jan 12th, 5pm @ B-24’s. If you would like to participate but cannot make the meeting, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Teach-in: Humanity, Technology & the Internet
Come learn about how the internet came to be, how corporations and the government monitor our internet use and what effects the internet and the runaway technology climate has on us humans. We will be having how-to workshops with demonstrations and theoretical workshops with discussions.
Sociology of cellphones
Early technology and development of the internet
The deep web
Alternatives to google, facebook, twitter ect.
The internet teach-in is happening Saturday, Jan 24th, 1:30-4:30 @ the Ypsilanti Downtown Library.
A newly formed commune in Ypsilanti, which focuses on Safe Spaces and Anti-Capitalism. As an all-organic household, reducing waste and our footprint while developing a successful cottage industry trade are two current projects.
The Space Commune Free Skool events are located at 1084 Levona Street
Wednesday the 14th at 6pm
“Let the Fire Burn” is a documentary about the Philadelphia Police fire bombing the Black Liberation Organization, MOVE
Wednesday the 28th at 6pm
“Ivory Tower” is a documentary on the excessive costs and decreasing values of Higher Education in the United States
Friday the 16th at 6pm
We will be going over the history, uses, and creation of Kombucha fermented tea. To make your first experience is a success, we will go over step-by-step instructions and recipes–from ancient Eleusinian herbal brews to fresh seasonal preserves, and common issues and solutions. Folks will get to take home a S.C.O.B.Y culture and starter liquid, and we will sample some brews.