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3rd Annual Women of Color Conference

Written by Featured Organization on 02 October 2009.

Spelman college The Third Annual Women of Color Conference

You are cordially invited to attend the Third Annual Women of Color Conference October 9th & 10th, 2009 at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia! The Third Annual Women of Color Conference will provide a space for women of color and allies to come together, learn about various social justice issues, and strategize for action as part of a larger movement for justice and equality. 

By focusing on advocacy and activism to create political change, the conference will help to unite all young women to take action in the fight for equality! Topics to be addressed include reproductive justice, violence against women, health care insurance reform, global reproductive rights and health, media, and much more.

 

Online Registration Ends October 7th! Individual rate: $20 Group rate: $15 per person (groups of five or more) For more information or to arrange group registration at the discounted rate, call 703-522-2214 or email campusteam@feminist.org. The Feminist Majority Foundation would like to thank Spelman College, Spelman Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Spelman Women's Research and Resource Center, and Bennett College for Women for their co-sponsorship of this year's conference! Partial

Conference Schedule Friday, October 9, 2009 1:30 pm Conference Opening: Are We There Yet? An Intergenerational Dialogue on the Future of Feminism 6:30 pm Conference Kickoff Event Saturday, October 10, 2009 10 am Opening Plenary: The Power of Many: Building a Progressive Coalition for Public Health For the complete schedule go to the following link: http://feministcampus.org/leadership/WOC/2009/schedule.html

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