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Saturday, October 5 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beyond Words: Breeding Social Justice Off the Page

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Chenoa and Keith Egawa

Bio: | Keith T. A. Egawa is a published novelist; a graduate of the University of Washington’s Creative Writing program; and an enrolled member of the Lummi Indian Nation. As with his first novel, Madchild Running (Red Crane Books), Egawa’s predominant subject matter is contemporary urban Native America. Egawa’s stories mirror the impact of historical events, illustrating how both history and the unique experiences... Read More →
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Saru Jayaraman

Co-Founder and Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Saru Jayaraman is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley.  After 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, she co-founded ROC in New York, which has organized restaurant workers to win workplace justice campaigns, conduct research and policy work, partner with responsible... Read More →
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Corina Vacco

Bio: | Corina Vacco felt compelled to write about toxic towns after reading an article alleging that hundreds of thousands of children and teens | throughout the United States attend schools built on or near dangerously polluted sites. She found the inspiration for this book while living in Western New York, where she heard teachers speak out against a landfill adjacent to an elementary school. A city girl, world traveler, and... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Comcast Stage OCC, D-138

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