Netfa Freeman

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Netfa Freeman directs the Institute for Policy Studies school for organizers. "This project provides affordable courses covering all aspects of grassroots activism.

"Netfa holds a BA in History from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) and has been a political organizer/activist since 1985. He served as coordinator of the Committee for Political Education at the Pan-African Resource Center (1985-1989) and has worked as a phone-bank fundraiser for the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES 1988-1990). Netfa has been intimately involved with many movements such as the 1986 International Peace Gathering in response to the U.S. bombing of Libya and the Advocates Plus Save UDC movement (1997). Currently he is working with the People Before Profit Community Healthcare Project that is organizing DC residents to take their healthcare needs into their own hands, is a boardmember for both Empower DC and M.O.M.I.E.S. TLC, is US Liaison for the Ujamma Youth Farming Project in Gweru Zimbabwe, and is an organizer in the No War On Cuba Movement. Netfa is also a radio co-producer/co-host for Voices With Vision on WPFW 89.3 FM that airs Thursdays from 11am-12pm." [1]

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  1. Netfa Freeman, Institute for Policy Studies, accessed October 3, 2008.