As part of the William Smith Centennial Celebration, the Women’s Collective will sponsor the second annual women’s conference, “Celebrating the Sunlight: From the Roots to the Future, building an Inclusive Women’s Movement,” March 23 and 24.
Kicking off the program will be the Fisher Center performance by activist and artist Toshi Reagon on Friday, March 23. Details on that program are available at Fisher Center.
The next day, the Geneva Room will be filled with speakers in the morning, workshops in the afternoon and an art and activism festival in the evening. Topics to be addressed will include Racism and white privilege, Reproductive rights, Politics of health care, Midwifery and the natural birth movement, Religious movements, Men’s Role in the Women’s Movement, Peace and conflict zones, Violence against women, LGBTQ issues and heterosexism, Art and Activism, Disability rights, Women in Sports, Immigration and Globalization, and Environmental Justice.
Speakers will include Lauren Korfine, Sandra Londino, Linda Schutt, Johnnie Mallery, Norma Burgess, Sarah Roncolato, Carolyn Algeier, Loren Cunningham, Gina Glauser and others.
This conference strives to initiate dialogue, motivate action and work toward expanding the women’s movement in new directions so that our world might move towards peace, justice and equality. Several other campus organizations are co-sponsors.
For details, visit Women’s Collective.