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The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism conference

Event Date: 
October 6, 2008 - 14:32

Come to Radical Women's 41st anniversary conference, The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism

Around the world, women are part of a bold resistance to reactionary social and political forces. During the months of August and September Radical Women will be discussing two of the papers to be presented at the conference.

October 3-6, 2008, in San Francisco at The Women’s Building, 3543 18th St.

Speakers will include: Embattled civil liberties attorney Lynne Stewart Activists & scholars from Central America, China, Australia and the U.S.

Key topics* Multi-racial organizing in a society divided by racism* The dynamic leadership of youth and queers* Women of color and immigrant women spark a labor revival* For a grassroots feminist movement independent of the twin parties of war & reaction

Workshops Organizer skills training * Strategy workshopsRadical culture & more! Radical Women’s 41st Anniversary Conference occurs at a very important time. Around the world, women are part of a bold resistance to reactionary social and political forces. In Latin America, women and indigenous people are providing vibrant workingclass leadership against crippling neoliberal trade agreements. In Mexico, “Adelita” brigades shut down congress to oppose privatization of the nationalized oil industry.

Now is the time to mobilize women and feminist men who are open to revolutionary alternatives to capitalism. The Radical Women conference is an opportunity to grapple with ideas, examine the limitations of reformism, gain the confidence to challenge the system, and build the ranks of socialist feminists.

During the months of August and September Radical Women will be discussing two of the papers to be presented at the conference. Come join us at our meetings on the second and fourth Monday evenings of the month. Meetings are held at the Bread and Roses Center, 819 N Killingsworth.

If you are interested in attending or helping with this exciting and historic event, contact the Conference Organizing Center at radicalwomenus@gmail.com 206-722-6057 or 722-2453. All genders are welcome.

For more information, to register, or donate, go to www.radicalwomen.org

Location:
The Women’s Building
3543 18th St.
San Francisco, CA
United States

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