Thursday, September 17, 2009

Register for the Women of Color Conference Today!

Have you registered yet for the Women of Color Conference?

With only 8 days left to take advantage of Early Bird Registration discounts (only $15 for individuals, and a measly $12/person for groups of 5+), there's no time to wait! Register today!

Check out our preliminary conference schedule...

Friday, October 9, 2009
12:30-1:30 Registration
1:30-3:00 Conference Opening: Are We There Yet? An Intergenerational Dialogue on the Future of Feminism
3:00-4:30 SpeakOUT at Market Friday
4:30-6:00 Dinner
6:30-8:30 Conference Kickoff Event

Saturday, October 10, 2009
9:00 Registration
10-11:15 Opening Plenary - The Power of Many: Building a Progressive Coalition for Public Health
11:30-12:45 Breakout Session 1
  • More Than Just Safe Spaces: Countering Violence Against Young Women
  • Feminism Speaks for Me – Or Does It?
  • Barriers to Family Planning in the US and Globally
  • This Movement Could Save Your Life: Making Sense of Healthcare Insurance Reform
12:45-1:45 Lunch and optional Teach-In session
2-3:15 Breakout Session 2
  • With Justice for All? Decriminalizing Immigrant Communities
  • Access Denied: Anti-Abortion Terrorism and Threats to Women’s Reproductive Health
  • What’s Next? Global Reproductive Health and Rights in the Obama Era
  • Taking It Into Our Own Hands: The Power of Alternative Media
3:30-4:45 Breakout Session 3
  • Professional Activism and Working in Nonprofits
  • Reproductive Rights are Civil Rights: Guaranteeing Reproductive Justice in Our Communities
  • Facing the Pandemic Here and Abroad: HIV/AIDS in Communities of Color
  • Enslaved in the Shadows: Human Trafficking In Your Community
5:00 Closing Plenary - The Movement of a Lifetime: Living Your Feminism After College

Conference schedule subject to change - there are more details to come! Please check back for updates!

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