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: http://rootsofresistance.wordpress.com/.
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.
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org