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|8th Annual Practical Activism Conference|
|Date||Saturday October 23|
|Time||11:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
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|College Nine & College Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC|
The Practical Activism Conference is a daylong, student led conference which features a keynote speaker, ten workshops, various on and off campus organizations, performances, and a variety of hands-on activism activities.
2010 Workshop Topics:
*Hip Hop as Social Resistance
*Extractive Industries: Disproportionate Impact on Indigenous Peoples
*Mental Health: Exploring Stigmas, Barriers, and Prison as the "new asylum"
*Aid in Africa: Helpful or Harmful?
*School to Prison Pipeline (Emphasis on K-12 Education)
*Racism, Policy and UC
*Media Response: Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake
*Gender Constructs and Heteronormativity
*AB540: Student Experience and Activism Opportunities
*Immigration Reform: A Look at SB1070