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8th Annual Practical Activism Conference
Date Saturday October 23
Time 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
College Nine & College Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorRachel Ogata
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
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Oct 19th, 2010 3:57 PM

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