A workshop on popular education, an academic approach rooted in the writings of Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire and the American civil rights movement, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday in Madonna Lounge at D’Youville College, 320 Porter Ave.

The workshop, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, the Buffalo Urban League, Ujima Theater, the District Parent Coordinating Council, PUSH Buffalo and the Western New York Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. To pre-register, email