Fourth Annual Women's History Month Conference
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Friday March 1 - Saturday March 2, 2002
"A Luta Continua!" (The Struggle Continues):
Youth Activism in the 21st Century"
Free and open to the public
The activism of today's youth belies the accusation that youth today are apathetic. From the democracy demonstrations in Tien An Men Square to the Anti-Globalization campaign, young people have been front and center in the struggle for justice. Today, The erosion of civil rights in the US, violence around the world, and globalization has made youth activism essential. The conference will introduce papers panels, workshops, and performances on youth activism including anti-Globalism, international human rights, cross-cultural feminism, and Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Student activists are especially invited to participate.
Keynote speaker: Beverly Yuen Thompson
Performance Poet Kewanta Greer
Performance Artist and Activist Nomy Lamm
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