workshops & facilitation

arts & social justice based educational WORKSHOPS

The Real Sun offers various kinds of workshops that combine exploration of critical social issues and engaging creative expression of self through the arts (mainly spoken word poetry).  For youth as well as adults.

Topics explored include (but are not limited to):

  • Identity
  • Racism
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Body Image/Self-Esteem (for young women)
  • Bullying
  • Leadership
  • Empowerment
  • Power, Privilege, Oppression
  • Social Justice

Workshops for Schools can be tailored to suit and meet curriculum benchmarks, with assignments that can be incorporated into the evaluation and grading scheme of the given class.  Best suited for (but not limited to the following subjects): English, Drama, Social Studies

Workshops are also available for grassroots community organizations, as well as camps, theatre groups, and other types of specialized groups.

professional development TRAININGS

The Real Sun offers professional development training workshops for Artist-Educators as well as School Teachers

in the areas of:

  • using the arts and spoken word poetry as tools of engagement in the classroom
  • inclusive education
  • culturally relevant pedagogy

strategic planning FACILITATION

The Real Sun offers strategic planning facilitation for  For Grassroots/Community Based Organizations

in the areas of:

  • mission statement & visioning
  • inclusive organizational culture & collective building
  • short-term & long-term organizational strategic plans