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Former public school teacher Patrick Zimmerman continues discussing his alternative teaching methods for childhood education in low-income and underrepresented communities in Chicago. Zimmerman discusses how the scientific emphasis of schooling today is stifling a child’s success in the classroom and calls instead for a balance between a scientific approach and a free-school approach.
Ned Goldberg, Bertice MacDonald, Alan D. Wade discuss social work, Jane Addams and the War on Poverty. Wade's article "What Would Jane Addams Do?" led the conversation. The three panelists are part of the National Association of Social Workers.
Author, grassroots organizer, and activist Linda Stout discusses her book “Bridging the Class Divide and Other Lessons for Grassroots Organizing.” Growing up in a low-income family, Stout discusses poverty as “the lack of knowing about options” and how this served as the driving force in her activism. Studs plays “Bread and Roses” - Judy Collins (1976).