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CURRENT ISSUE:  February 6, 2012
VOL. 50, NO. 3   •   Oakland, CA
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Social Justice Forum on Feb. 11

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 Civic Participation.”

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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