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Mark your calendar for a day of inspiration, education, and practical ways to be involved in important social change!
College Nine, College Ten, and Oakes College present
Practical Activism Conference
Tools for Local and Global Change
Saturday, October 19, 2013
10:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Colleges 9 & 10 Multipurpose Room, UCSC
A day long student led conference featuring keynote speaker Jose Hernandez (former astronaut, political organizer, advocate for immigrant rights and educational equity), ten workshops, hands-on activist activities, music, spoken word by renowned C10 alum Storm Thomas, and tabling by campus and community organizations.
Workshop Topics: Making Activist Art, Gender and Sexuality, Oil Extraction in the Amazon, Effects of Gang Violence on Low-Income Communities, Homelessness, Veterans and Higher Education, Critical Consumerism, Sustainable Agriculture, Rape Culture and the Media, Connecting Immigration Reform and Marriage Equality
The conference is free and open to the public. Registration on site.
For more information/accommodations contact coco [at] ucsc.edu.