|January 20, 2014 • VOL. 52, NO. 2 • Oakland, CA|
| Civil and human rights focus of Social Justice Forum
"The Dream Lives On: Civil and Human Rights, a Call to Action" is the theme for the Bay Area Social Justice Forum, which will be Feb. 15 at Holy Names University in Oakland.
Attendees will be able to attend keynote addresses during the morning and afternoon, as well as two workshops.
Workshop topics will include Social Justice and the Right to Vote; Gender Equality; Disability Social Justice; Community Advocacy and Policy Change; Human Trafficking; Immigration; Simplifying the Struggle for Justice; Race and Membership in America; Exploring White Privilege; and the History of Housing and Tenant Rights.
Rev. Lee, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is the director of the Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights.
In addition to Holy Names University, sponsors include the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael; Sisters of the Holy Family; Saint Mary's College; Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers; the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael; the English Center, JustFaith Ministries; and Stop Slavery, Northern California Coalition of Catholic Sisters.
Events will take place in the Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland. Registration is $25 on or before Jan. 26; $35 on or after Jan. 27; $40 at the door. Student registration is $10 with student ID on or before Jan. 26; $20 on or after Jan. 27; $25 at the door. Additional information and registration is available at www.hnu.edu/socialjustice.
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