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Community Health, Well-Being and Equity

March 27, 2010 - March 27, 2010
Vancouver, Washington
Contact:

Desiree Hellegers
Associate Chair
Department of English
Co-Director, Center for Social
  and Environmental Justice
Washington State University Vancouver
(360) 546-9643
 

 

 

Spring 2010 Conference of the Center for Social and Environmental Justice at Washington State University Vancouver, focused on "Community Health, Well-Being and Equity," coming up on Saturday, March 27, with panels focused on:

The State of Equity in greater Vancouver/Portland Metropolitan Area
Building a Portland/SW Washington Bus Riders Union
Unlearning White Privilege
Racial Profiling
Targeting and Detention of Immigrants
The Columbia River Crossing
Health Care Reform
Strategies for Overcoming Achievement Gaps in K-12
The Impact of Transportation Gaps on Health Care Access in
      Clark and Cowlitz Counties
Supporting Housing for the Homeless Through Faith-based Networks
Implementing Equity Strategies in County and City Governments
Prison Reform and Reentry
And including an Interactive Poverty Simulation

Conference registration fees are on a sliding scale for community members and nonprofit workers and information on how to register can be found at: http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/marcomm/health/.

The conference will culminate with a press conference and the release of the Center's first report on the "State of Equity in Clark County." 

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