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Taking Care in a Toxic Time

Date:
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Celeste Janssen
Location Details:
388 9th Street, downtown Oakland.
Second Floor.
Close to 12th St BART Station

Don't miss Breast Cancer Action's 7th annual Town Meeting for activists. With a theme of "Taking Care in a Toxic Time," this unique event will feature acclaimed author Anne Lamott and stellar public health advocate Dr. Sandra Hernandez of The San Francisco Foundation. The meeting will bring together activists, educators, physicians and people from diverse communities to learn about protecting ourselves in toxic times. Find out how to take action toward eliminating our exposure to toxic chemicals and protect public health. Workshop and discussion topics include: the politics of breast cancer, questioning mammography, the cosmetics industry and breast cancer, applying the precautionary principle to public health in Oakland and beyond, and envisioning the breast cancer research revolution. This event is free to all. Simultaneous interpretation in Cantonese and Spanish will be available. Refreshments will be served. The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is at 388 9th Street in downtown Oakland, close to12th Street BART.

Time
1 to 5 pm

Location
Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Web Site For More Information
http://www.bcaction.org
Added to the calendar on Wed, Apr 21, 2004 4:35PM
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