Welcome to Wisrville!

Wisrville.org is an internet publishing site created to be a collaborative voice for the WISR learning community and others concerned with the role of education, action- inquiry and information-sharing in the pursuit of justice, multiculturalism, greater equality and environmental sustainability.

This is the site for recent news about the WISR community, announcements of upcoming events, online learning content, and blogs hosted by WISR students, faculty, alumni and friends—on topics related to progressive social change, alternative and innovative higher education and adult learning, participatory action-research, multiculturality and community improvement efforts.

Wisrville is a project of the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) [ http://www.wisr.edu ]
WISR offers individualized BS, MS and EdD programs for working adults.

Membership in Wisrville is free for learners currently enrolled in the Wisr.edu Learning Community. Membership and Hosting services are available to everyone else for a nominal fee.
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This site also publicizes upcoming events and recent news for the WISR community of students, alumni, faculty, and friends and colleagues.

Latest news

 

Matching Funds Opportunity!!!: Completely unexpectedly and extremely generously, an anonymous donor from the WISR community came forward with an offer based on unexpected monies that have come their way.  They will match up to $30,000 of the donations WISR receives over the next 13 months–$5,000 for December, and $25,000 for 2018.  If more than $5,000 is donated […]

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The Persistence of Discrimination:

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Recent Posts

Spotlight

$30,000 in Matching Funds Opportunity! Donate to WISR in 2017 and in 2018

 

Matching Funds Opportunity!!!: Completely unexpectedly and extremely generously, an anonymous donor from the WISR community came forward with an offer based on unexpected monies that have come their way.  They will match up to $30,000 of the donations WISR receives over the next 13 months–$5,000 for December, and $25,000 for 2018.  If more than $5,000 is donated […]

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ORGANIZATION AND ACTIVISM 101

 

The Persistence of Discrimination:

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WISR Doctoral Student Karen Young awarded a mini grant for project to decrease consumption of sugar sweetened beverages among young adults

 

WISR Doctoral Student Karen Young was just awarded a $10,000 mini grant by LifeLong Medical Care and the City of Berkeley to implement a health education and awareness project.  Karen’s project is called Water Wise. The goal of Water Wise is to decrease the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages and increase the consumption of water. […]

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WISR STUDENT, GABRIELA HOFMEYER, AWARDED A 2017 NADC/CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL GRANT FOR DISABLED ARTISTS

 

WISR STUDENT, GABRIELA HOFMEYER, AWARDED A 2017 NADC/CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL GRANT FOR DISABLED ARTISTS One of our WISR students, Gabriela Hofmeyer, has been awarded a 2017 NADC/California Arts Council Grant for Disabled Artists for her proposed Community Outreach Expressive Arts & Trauma Awareness and Recovery Projects. The statewide award is to support Community Outreach Projects […]

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Latest Seminars

 

Go to http://www.wisr.edu/hot-news/  for the latest seminar announcements.

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