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We The Future Social Justice Conference – 2018
April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Santa Rosa Junior College and North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) invite you to attend our Second Annual We the Future Social Justice Conference, which is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL. #SRJCWeTheFuture
Last year’s inaugural conference attracted nearly 400 participants and drew people together from all walks of life, from college and high-school students to longtime local activists representing varied groups including Graton Day Labor Center (Centro Laboral de Graton), LGBTQ Connection Sonoma, Community Action Coalition of Sonoma County, Homeless Action and the Police Brutality Coalition Sonoma County.
This year’s theme, “Feeding Ourselves, Feeding Our Souls,” reflects both the issues of social justice in the realm of food, as well as the urgent concern with healing, nourishing, and building healthy communities in the aftermath of the devastating North Bay fires. In keeping with this theme, our keynote speaker will be Nikki Silvestri, a thought leader on issues of food justice and sustainability who was named one of the @100 Most Influential African Americans by The Root magazine.
You can REGISTER to attend, sign up to table at our Resource Fair, volunteer, or propose a conference workshop/presentation at wethefuture.santarosa.edu. Those who register will enjoy free lunch and live music at noon by SLV, the new critically-acclaimed project of Sandra Lilia Velasquez, formerly of alt-Latin group Pistolera, who performs soulful Chicana protest songs that mix pop, electronic, hip-hop, and world genres comparable to Sade, Santigold, and Ana Tijoux.