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XITO’s 6th Annual Summer Institute returns to CITY Center for Collaborative Learning.XITO logo

XITO’s 6th Annual Summer Institute focuses on Indigenous Pedagogies of Love as a means of liberation and self-determination for our communities. Developing opportunities for students to love their own humanity and to regain the capacity to love from within and without is the aim of Indigenous Pedagogies of Love. This 3-day institute, located in Tucson, Arizona, is an opportunity to engage in and learn about the decolonizing and re-humanizing theories and methodologies behind the successes of the former Tucson Mexican American Studies Program. This gathering is not a conference but rather an intensive professional development opportunity with applicable, goal-oriented work participants can bring back to their own communities. Facilitators will share the liberatory, research-based pedagogy and community organizing skills that have nationally led to the success of K-12 youth of color and communities of color in general.

**GRADUATE CREDIT** – XITO now offers optional graduate credit through Prescott College for attending our 3-day institutes. Click HERE for more information.

INSTITUTE LOCATION: XITO’s summer institute will be held in downtown Tucson at City Center for Collaborative Learning 37 E. Pennington St., Tucson AZ 85701.

SCHEDULE: The institute will begin at 8:30am on Friday, July 5th and end at 2:00pm on Sunday, July 7th. A more detailed agenda will be available by May 30th. 

MEALS: XITO will provide breakfast and lunch all three days as well as dinner one evening.

COST- 3-Day Institute: $600 – you must enter the amount you are paying on the PayPal page (“Buy Now” button below).

Most participants seek funding from their educational institutions.