Research Delegation to Venezuela
This June, the Alternative Education Research Institute (AERI) has organized a research delegation to Venezuela that consists of researchers, educators and community activists from various disciplines to engage in comparative research of African descendants of the slave trade and how social reform policies effect that population today in Venezuela. FOR staff, Shauen Pearce will participate in the delegation with a focus on grassroots economic systems and agriculture are used to stabilize local economies in the midst of social reform and how information is transmitted across the generations to maintain resiliency and support community renewal.
We will keep you posted on the delegation and opportunites to hear more about the findings. For more information on the researchers and the Alternative Education Research Institute, please visit their website here.