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Keynote Speaker

Friday, April 17

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Student Union Bldg. | Matador Room
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

 

loretta ross

Loretta Ross, Women's Rights & Human Rights Leader

Loretta Ross is an expert on women’s issues, racism, and human rights. Her work emphasizes the intersectionality of social justice issues and how this transforms social change.

Ross is a nationally-recognized women's rights and human rights leader. She was a co-founder and the National Coordinator, from 2005 to 2012, of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, a network of women of color and allied organizations that organize women of color in the reproductive justice movement. Read more...

Special Guest/Workshop

Date TBA

laci green

Laci Green, Sex Education Activist and founder of Sex Plus on YouTube

Laci Green is a 25-year-old sexuality geek based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the creator and host of the largest sex education show on the internet called Sex Plus! Sex+ consists of a biweekly video series, daily blogging, university lectures, and community activism. The project currently reaches over 5 million people each month in over 100 countries. Green also produce videos for Planned Parenthood and MTV. Formerly, she helped launch Discovery’s science news show, “DNews”, to 1 million subscribers. She left in October 2014 to work on other projects. Read more...

 

Conference Prep Workshop

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Fall & Spring

Call for Proposals

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Deadline February 6, 2015

Conference Program

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Registration

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Important dates

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  • February 6 - CFP due
  • February 20 - Presenters Notified
  • April 3- deadline for pre-registration (includes breakfast & lunch)
  • April 4 - April 17 - any late registrations, received after this date as well as on the day of the conference,will not guarantee the continental breakfast and/or luncheon
  • April 1 - Volunteer Training
  • April 2 - Volunteer Training
  • April 16 - Pre-Conference Event
  • April 17-18 - date of conference

TTU Campus Parking

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Visitors unable to find parking in this area will be directed to the closest available parking upon inquiry at the traffic kiosk. Read more...

Accomodations

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- Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/

Volunteer Needs

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  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Conference Registration and Information Table Monitor
  • Program/Panel Session Monitor
  • Technical Equipment Monitor
  • Greeters/Guides

Questions

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