Paulo Freire

January 2010





Educator Paulo Freire, great humanist and inspirer of our mission, was honored on January 2010. In the occasion of the tribute ceremony also occurred the opening of the exhibition “Paulo Freire – Educate to transform” composed by 18 photographs and the screening of a video documentary, containing testimonies and an interview with the honoree.

The life and works of Paulo Freire were presented in the panel composed by family members, teachers and scholars, such as Lutgardes Costa Freire (Paulo Freire Institute), Jason Ferreira Mafra (Unifreire) and Alexandre Schneider (Municipal Secretary for Education). A musical presentation by Homem do Brasil group closed the ceremony.