Rhizome freirean 5. Urban socials movements and learning processes
It is a timely initiative by Freirean Rhizome to dedicate an issue to the initiatives of urban social movements and their learning practices while their worldwide networks are preparing for the the World Assembly of Inhabitants (The Madrid Declaration ) which is scheduled to take place in Dakar (Senegal) in January 2011.
The process leading to the World Assembly of Inhabitants is supported by more than 350 organisations in over 40 countries from all continents, linked to the Charter of WSF Principles* and to the San Salvador Charter as well as to the World Assembly of Inhabitants (Mexico, October 2000) and to the Citizens' World Assembly for World Solidarity and Responsibility (Lille, October 2001). A crucial issue within such a process is how to narrate, to record and to make available locally and globally the transformative practices of urban movements.