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11th Annual Practical Activism Conference
Date Saturday October 19
Time 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location Details
College Nine and College Ten Multipurpose Room, UC Santa Cruz
Event Type Other
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.

General Schedule

10:45-11:45: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Registration, Refreshments, Creative Activist Opportunities & Music

11:45- 12:50: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Opening Session, spoken Word, Keynote Speaker

1:00- 2:15: Choose one of the five workshops from each block
First session of Concurrent Workshops

2:25- 3:40: Choose one of the five workshops from each block
Second Session of Concurrent Workshops

3:30-5:00: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Tabling, Refreshments, Spoken Word Performance, Creative Activist Opportunities and more!

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 11th, 2013 6:58 PM
§Practical Activism Conference 10.19.2013 at UCSC, Colleges Nine and Ten
by via Wendy Baxter Tuesday Oct 8th, 2013 11:38 AM

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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

11th Annual
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]