Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Roots of Resistance conference

For Immediate Release: April 18th, 2010

Roots of Resistance Conference: Continuing the Struggle

When: 10am-6pm, May 1st and 2nd
Where: Kent State University Student Center-Third Floor

The Roots of Resistance Conference is a two day event featuring workshops and
discussions on topics such as student activism past and present, combating racism
and sexual assault, and developing successful organizing strategies. With
participation from Dr. Gene Young, eyewitness to the Jackson State shootings, Mark
Rudd, of Students for a Democratic Society and later the Weather Underground, and
Dr. Staughton Lynd, a veteran organizer of labor, peace, and prisoner solidarity,
along with many other student and community activists as well as professors, this
conference is a space in which we can build a strong future for our struggles while
learning from the experiences of the 1960's and 70's.

A full list of workshops, details and events for the entire weekend can be found at:

Organized by members of Kent Anti-Racist Action, the May 4th Task Force, Black
United Students, KSU-NAACP, and the Women's Liberation Collective.
All events are free.

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