Night of Ideas

Saturday, March 2 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Off-Campus Event - — San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St,, SF

Students in front of orange wall

Join us for a conversation on Cultural Humility and Literacy of Place with The Fillmore led by participants on the frontlines including USF’s Engage Literacy manager Dresden Fraizer-Smith, student and alum Jada Curry, community partner Michael White of Collective Impact, faculty and collaborators from USF’s School of Education: Helen Maniates, Collette Cann, Gertrude Jenkins. The panel will explore the role of place, cultural humility, and how creating pro-Black spaces can play in literacy education.

This conversation is a presentation in the Night of Ideas, a collaboration with KQED, San Francisco Public Library, Asian Art Museum and Villa Albertine. The annual all-night takeover of the library’s main branch at Civic Center, features talks, panels, workshops, performances, food, art and collective imagination activities that showcase the Bay Area’s distinctive approach to new ideas and contemplate a future for city life that is more just, culturally vibrant, and sustainable. The evening begins at 6:00pm. NOTE: Cultural Humility and Literacy of Place with The Fillmore starts at 8:00pm in the African American Center on the 3rd floor.

Free admission but registration is suggested.