New Mission Statement and Board President-Elect

PTO Feature - 2013 Conference UpdateWe just finished the membership meeting and there are a few exciting things to announce!

New Mission Statement

The PTO Membership has voted to adopt the following as our mission statement:

Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed, Inc. (PTO) supports people whose work challenges oppressive systems by promoting critical thinking and social justice through liberatory theatre and popular education.

Our approaches stem from the theories and practices of Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal. We foster collaborative connections to share, develop, promote, and document liberatory theatre, popular education, and other revolutionary actions. PTO serves as a resource for oppressed peoples and their allies in diverse communities, contexts, and traditions around the world.

A New President-Elect

The Membership has elected S. Leigh Thompson as the new President-Elect of the Board of Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed, Inc. Congratulations Leigh!

More announcements to come! Stay tuned!