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Youth Conference

17 Jul 1998

SASSY 1998

South Asian Solidarity Seminar for Youth

social consciousness for a new generation of South Asians

a JULY 17-19th weekend for 17-23 year olds

Topics of the Workshop

Who defines my identity?
What is my "race"?
Does my gender matter?
What can I do about inequality?
Why?

TODAY, WITH: growing social and economic inequalities, increasing attacks on immigrants, the continuing struggles of women and people of color, the silencing of our histories

WE MUST :

connect everyday struggles to historical and political contexts, promote critical awareness, and become part of the movement for social change. Workshops Include: South Asian identity questions and immigrant struggles Gender, class, and sexuality in South Asian diaspora Cultural activism: arts for social change For more information contact: http://www.foil.org/sassy98, sassy@foil.org or call (617) 497-4099

Sponsored by

Alliance for Secular & Democratic South Asia, proXsa (Progressive South Asian Exchange Net), FOPA (Forum of Progressive Artists), SAAAC (South Asian Action & Advocacy Collective) and the SINGH (Secular India's National Growth and Harmony) Foundation

WHERE:

MIT/Northeastern University Campus, Boston

REGISTRATION FEE: $20


The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia was formed in 1993 to combat rising religious intolerance in South Asia and to campaign for peace and justice in the region. We are committed to working towards a just, non-violent resolution of the crisis we are currently living through. If you are interested in joining us in this work, please call 617-983-3934 or e-mail info@alliancesouthasia.org

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