January 21-22, 2005 - TransAfrica Forum in Collaboration with The Pan-African Activisit Coalition (PAAC), UCLA African Student Union, UCLA Black Law Students Association, and the UCLA School of Public Afairs present this conference on student activism and the African diaspora. Invited guests include Danny Glover, John Carlos, Dr. Ruthie Gilmore, Prof. Kimberle Crenshaw, Congresswomen Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, Diane Watson and other outstanding progressive voices.
TransAfrica Student Network Conference
January 21-22, 2005
Los Angeles , California
Saturday, January 22, 2005
Welcome and Opening
Keynote Speaker (TBA)
Workshops Series I
HIV/AIDS and the Diaspora
Taking Back Land and Resources: Dilemmas of Post-Liberation Africa
The Prison-Industrial Complex: Why Crime Does Pay
Pan-African Identity and Unity
Workshops Series II
Culture as an Organizing Tool
Gang Violence and Civil War
U.S. Immigration Policy: Haiti and Haitian migrants
African Athletics: Can Athletes be Activists Too?
2:15pm - 3:45pm
Workshops Series III
Life-Blood of Our Struggle: Women Activists of the African Diaspora
Matters of Life and Debt: The IMF, World Bank, and U.S. Trade Policies
Access to Education: Why Diversity Matters in the 21 st Century Classroom
The Economics of Land Restoration
3:45pm – 5:00pm
Closing Plenary: US Policy toward the African World: Test Case Haiti
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2005
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
3250 Public Policy Bldg.
enter Hilgard Ave. and Wyton Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: $25 registration fee for students; $50 for non-students; parking is available in lot 3 for $7.
Noluthando Williams or Joia Jefferson Nuri
Tel: 323-281-2227 or 202-223-1960, ext. 131
Sponsor(s): Transamerica Forum in Collaboration with The Pan-African Activisit Coalition (PAAC), UCLA African Student Union, UCLA Black Law Students Association, and the UCLA School of Public Affairs. Information on non-JSCASC events posted for informational purposes only and does not reflect opinions of or endorsements by ASC personnel.