Registration is open for “People of Hope, Agents
of Change,” the second annual Bay Area Social Justice Forum on Feb.
11 at Holy Names University in Oakland.
Keynote speakers are the Rev. Daniel G. Groody of the University of Notre
Dame, who will speak about immigration, and Jack Weinstein, regional director
of Facing History and Ourselves, who will speak on “Educating for
The forum, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., will also include
workshops on issues such as immigration, human trafficking, restorative
justice, Muslim-Christian dialog, water as a human right, the death penalty
in California, community organizing, education justice, affordable housing
and engaging in global solidarity.
A portion of the day’s proceeds will benefit Oakland Catholic Worker.
Registration is available at www.hnu.edu/socialjustice. Registration is
$35 online, $40 at the door. Students are $20 online and $25 at the door.
The event will take place in the Valley Center for the Performing Arts.
Holy Names University is at 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland.
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