Practical Activism Conference: Tools for Local and Global Change
The Practical Activism Conference is a daylong, student led conference which features a keynote speaker, ten workshops, various on and off campus organizations, performances, and a variety of hands-on activism activities.
This year’s conference will be the 11th annual, and take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the College Nine and College Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC.
10:45-12:00: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Registration, Refreshments, Creative Activist Opportunities & Music
12:00- 12:50: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Opening Session, Spoken Word, Keynote Speaker
1:00- 2:15: Choose one of the five workshops from each block
First session of Concurrent Workshops
2:25- 3:40: Choose one of the five workshops from each block
Second Session of Concurrent Workshops
3:30-5:00: Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Tabling, Refreshments, Spoken Word Performance, Creative Activist Opportunities, Fair Trade Crafts and more!
Activism Through Art
Gender and Sexuality
Oil Extraction in the Amazon
Effects of Gang Violence on Low-Income Communities
Veterans and Higher Education
Rape Culture and the Media
Immigration Reform and Marriage Equality