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Valley Center for the Performing Arts
Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619
Saturday, February 2, 2013
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
DAVID BATSTONE REV. DEBORAH LEE
David Batstone serves as co-founder and president of Not For Sale. He leads the organization's strategic and financial opportunities to create tools that engage business, government and grassroots in order to incubate and grow social enterprises to benefit enslaved and vulnerable communities. David has authored five books, is the recipient of two national journalist awards, and was named National Endowment for the Humanities Chair at the University of San Francisco for his work in technology and ethics. He is currently a professor in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco. Follow Dave on Twitter: @DaveBatstone
Rev Deborah Lee is the Director of the Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, a program of Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice-California. Since 1994, the Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights has been a faithful voice, accompanying and advocating for the full participation and dignity of immigrants. Deborah has worked at the intersection of faith and social justice for over 20 years as an educator and organizer on issues of race, gender, a just economy, anti-militarism and immigration. Her work has consistently bridged different ethnic communities, generations, and geographies in creative and transformational processes. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.
In our afternoon keynote session, Rev. Lee will talk about the current situation surrounding the issue of immigration and will facilitate a panel discussion with four young adults, Ju Hong, Wardah Chowdry, Mario Lio and Yvette Jimenez, who will share their perspectives on migration/immigration and how it affects their lives.
CLICK HERE FOR MORNING WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
1A. Organizing for Social Change - Professor Claudia Albano, UC Berkeley
2A. Islamaphobia 101 – Zahra Billoo, Executive Director Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR San Francisco).
3A. Not for Sale: How you Can Join in the Fight Against Human Trafficking - NOT FOR SALE Staff
4A. Collective Actions to Cut Poverty - Eric McDonnell, Executive Vice President of United Way of the Bay Area
5A. Immigration & Social Justice: Reflections on Personal Experience, History and Politics - Jose Ivan Arreola, Outreach Manager at E4FC (Educators for Fair Consideration)
6A. The Drug War, U.S. Policy and Human Rights in Latin America - John Lindsay-Poland, Fellowship of Reconciliation
7A. Talking Back to Hate - Sarah Talcott Blair, United Religions Initiative
1B Organizing for Social Change - Claudia Albano (repeat of morning session)
2B Putting a Face on Youth Homelessness - Clay Adams, Covenant House California
3B Protecting California's Water, Air, and People from Fracking - Adam Scow, Food and Water Watch
4B Collective Actions to Cut Poverty - Eric McDonnell, Executive Vice President of United Way of the Bay Area (repeat of morning session)
5B The Immigration Moment: Moving the Issue Forward - Rev. Deborah Lee, Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights and Michael D. James
6B Beyond Conviction: Restorative Justice and Prison Reform - Meg Bowerman, Jaimee Karol, Jerry Elster and Jack Dison
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