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10TH ANNUAL LIBERATION-BASED HEALING CONFERENCE
“CHALLENGING INEQUITIES: DECOLONIZING PRACTICES AND SOCIAL ACTION”
Friday, November 13, 2015 from 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)
California State University Northridge
Department of Social Work
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring Father Greg Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations.
Click here to see the full conference schedule and speakers.
"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality."