GUILFORD -- The Guilford Community Church, UCC, will host Willie Baptist and Jan Reh-mann, au-thors of "Pedagogy of the Poor: Building the Movement to End Poverty," on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at the church.
Members of the community are invited to hear their ideas and to discuss their applications to poverty in the Brattleboro area.
Willie Baptist is a formerly homeless father who came out of the Watts uprisings, the Black Student Movement, and working as a lead organizer with the United Steelworkers has 40 years of experience organizing amongst the poor including with the National Union of the Homeless, the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, the National Welfare Rights Union, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, and many other networks. Baptist serves as the Poverty Initiative Scholar-in-Residence and is the coordinator of the Poverty Scholars Program.
Jan Rehmann teaches philosophy and social theories at Union Theological Seminary and the Free University in Berlin.
He is co-editor of the Historical-Critical Dictionary of Marxism (HKWM), and his most recent books are "Theories of Ideology" and "Critique of Postmodernist Nietzscheanism."
Everyone is welcome.