Ron’s Barber Shop series continues June 18; discussion focuses on the struggles teachers faceÂ Â
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Chicago, IL â€“ The Public Square, in partnership with the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) at the , presents â€œShop Talk: To Teach, a Journey in Comics with Bill Ayersâ€, June 18, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Ronâ€™s Barber Shop (6058 W. North Ave).
This monthâ€™s featured guest is Bill Ayers, school reform activist and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ayers will discuss his new graphic memoir, To Teach: A Journey In Comics.
The discussion is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. The IRRPP will also provide a limited number of free books to discussion participants. For more information about â€œShop Talk,â€ visit www.prairie.org/ShopTalk <http://www.prairie.org/ShopTalk> , email firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> , or call
Bill Ayers is a school reform activist and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is founder of the Center for Youth and Society and founder and co-director of the . He has written extensively about social justice, democracy, and education. His book, Fugitive Days, is a memoir that chronicles the anti-war movement of the 60s.