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8th Annual Intersecting Identities Conference: Panel, Workshop & Speakers | CCSF

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
City College of San Francisco (Ocean Campus) | 50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112

Event Details

Join the 8th Annual Intersecting Identities Conference for a day of thought-provoking discussions about bullying and stereotyping with featured speakers well-known body image expert Virgie Tovar and renowned poet Noemi Sohn on March 21, 2013.

This year’s themes, “Keeping up with the Joneses” and “I Just Look ___,” hope to bring to light the many ways people are both expected to conform to society’s superficial standards and cover up or ignore “undesirable” parts of their identity. The conference’s diverse line-up this year includes two main speakers, a panel, workshop and book release.

The Intersecting Identities Conference builds bridges among many different communities and promotes understanding and acceptance by sharing stories and personal experiences of oppression.


9-9:30 am: Registration
9:30-10:30 am: Intersectionality Workshop with Special Guest Chief Barnes CCSF campus police
10:30- 11:30 am: Transfer Shock (speaker talking about the culture shock when transferring from CCSF to a different university)
11:30 am-12 pm: Open Mic “Share bullying stories” open it to 3 min each max
12-1 pm: Special Guest Speaker Virgie Tovar (45 min for speaker and 15 min for Q&A)
1 pm-1:30 pm: Poetry for the People (guest class)
1:30-2:30 pm: Noemi Sohn (45 min for speaker and 15 min for Q&A)
2:30-3:30 pm: Book Reception and refreshments
3:30-4 pm: Wrap-up/Clean up

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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Address: 50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112