Shilpa Jain

Shilpa Jain has served as a full-time “learning activist” with Shikshantar, an India-based people’s movement which aims to regenerate “living and learning communities” grounded in diverse cultures and languages, as opposed to a stultifying colonial-legacy education. Shilpa continues to be part of a movement to nurture different modes of learning, to reclaim and share knowledge that reflects community wisdom and values. Currently she serves as Executive Director of YES! in California, working with youth changemakers and organizers.

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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Shikshantar: 'Transforming the Way We Live and Learn'
At Shikshantar, we are trying to support the shift from a money-dominant globalized culture to a more small-scale, relationship-focused culture.
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