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Borders & Identity: March 17-18

Concerned about issues of immigration, Islamophobia, and inclusion during the Trump Administration? Want to learn skills and be energized to move forward together? Join community activists, faith leaders, and other change makers on March 17-18, 2017 in Berkeley, California for two days of workshops, speakers, action and planning. Keynote address by Jose Antonio Vargas on Friday, March 17 (free and open to the public) and reflections by civil rights icons Delores Huerta, Jim and Phil Lawson, and John Fife on Saturday, March 18 about where we are halfway through the administration’s first 100 days. Workshops include information on sanctuary, immigration, Islamophobia, defusing hatred, queer youth, restorative justice, how to speak publically about these issues and more. We’ll conclude with a direct action calling on our leaders to stand against deportations, border walls, and divisive policies. Conference scholarships are available. More info at https://psr.edu/earl-17.

Join Pacific School of Religion and the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion March 17-18 for our 2017 Earl and Boswell Lectures: an engaging weekend of workshops, worship, direct action, and community building around the theme of “Borders and Identity.”

Our Early Bird discount for Borders and Identity ends February 28. Register today! Before February 28, the full (2 day) conference rate is $99, and the one day rate is $59. After February 28, the full (2 day) conference rate is $149, and the one day rate is $99.
Jose Antonio Vargas
Jose Antonio Vargas,

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and immigration activist, will deliver Friday night’s keynote lecture. 

Trailblazing activists from the National Council of Elders

will reflect on the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency during Saturday’s plenary session:

Workshops will coversanctuary, immigration, Islamophobia, defusing hatred, queer youth, restorative justice, how to speak publicly about these issues and more. One CEU is available for attending the full conference.

We’ll conclude with a direct action calling on our leaders to stand against deportations, border walls, and divisive policies.