RAISING THE BAR:

Healing Our Community Across Generations

SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012

9am – 5pm

San Francisco State University, Cesar Chavez Students Center

1600 Halloway Avenue,

Conference Highlights

Keynote Speaker: Shawn Ginwright, Ph.D., Author, Black Youth Rising, Beyond Resistance

Discussion: Public Health Policy in the Black Community

Workshops and Panel Discussions

  • Mass Incarceration: Is This “Really” the New Jim Crow?
  • Financial Stree and Physical Health
  • “Speak on It”-a Youth Workshop on Ways to Combat Trauma
  • The Impact of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome
  • Do You “Really” Understand What Your Doctor Is Saying To You?
  • Are You Tired of Seeing the Air You Breathe?
  • Liberating the Modern Diet/Enslavement of Black Eyed Peas: What’s Happened to the Nutrition in Our Food
  • HIV/AIDS: Facts, Reality and Myths
  • Mental Health, Poverty and Social Capital: Trends and Opportunities

For more details visit: www.bcoa.org

To RSVP for conference & lunch accommodations: 415 615 9945 x115 or communityorganizing@bcoa.org

Conference Registration is FREE and includes a light breakfast & lunch


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