Bread and Roses on 06/10/11

Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 06/10/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
First we deprive them of resources and then we judge them

Join us in a conversation about the challenges faced by families, particularly those that are young and poor. Learn about efforts to address these issues and to change the public discourse on what it means to be a strong family.

We will speak with Amanda Wake, Youth Organizing Manager for Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice in Oakland, CA. ACRJ promotes and protects reproductive justice through organizing, building leadership capacity, developing alliances and by educating to achieve community and systemic change.

We will also have Aimee Santos Lyons, who is the Strong Families Northwest Program Manager for Western States Center here in Portland. WSC is helping to build a progressive movement in eight western states, from Alaska to Wyoming and down to Nevada.

Western States Center and Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice have been collaborating over the last several years on several projects, most recently they launch of the Strong Families Initiative.

We will preview the upcoming annual networking and community training event organized by Western States Center.


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