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, [email protected] 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

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