Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Empowering Women of Color Conference at Berkeley: Call for Participants

22nd Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference
*on-line registration available*


This Year’s theme: “Our Bodies, Our Souls: Sistahood,
Health and Healing” seeks to explore the themes of
health and wellness as they pertain to women of color
and our communities. Healthy minds, bodies and spirits
enable women to come together as change makers to health
and build a world in which their work is sustained.

Conference events will include a health fair scheduled to
take place on UC Berkeley campus, Friday March 2nd.

The main conference event will take place on Saturday
March 3rd and will include a panel of acclaimed Bay Area
activists and leaders in community health and women’s issues,
vendors, cultural performances, workshops on a variety of
health and spirituality-related topics. The keynote speaker
will be Mililani Trask, a renowned leader of the Hawaiian
sovereignty movement and an internationally acclaimed
political speaker and attorney.

Conference events will be held in the Martin Luther King,
Jr. (MLK) Student Union Building- March 2 and 3rd, on the
University of California, Berkeley campus. MLK is located
on the northwest corner of the intersection of Telegraph
Ave. and Bancroft Ave. For more information, see
UC Berkeley'scampus map or directions to Campus.
Wheelchair accessible.Registration for the
conference will take place on-site March 3rd.

For additional information,

visit http://ewocc.berkeley.edu

Brought to you by the Graduate Women’s Project at the
University of California, Berkeley of the
Graduate Assembly.