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Social Justice Forum

Central Arizona College Community Events

Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM (MST)

Apache Junction, AZ

Social Justice Forum

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
AM Forum
If you can only attend the AM portion of the Social Justice Forum, please choose this option. Arrive at 8:00 a.m. to check in and to grab a continental breakfast. First session will start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is also included in this price. The AM Forum will end with the Keynote Speaker, presenting from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Ended $5.00 $0.00
PM Forum
PM Forum will include dinner in this ticket price. Please arrive at 12:45 p.m. to check in. PM session will begin with the Keynote speaker starting at 1 p.m., Dinner will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Ended $5.00 $0.00
Night Forum
Night Forum is for those who can arrive at 6 p.m., will partake in the dinner, carnival and the showing and discussion of the major motion picture "Crash." This option will end at 10 p.m.
Ended $5.00 $0.00
All Day Forum
Please join us all day from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. This option includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, program, handouts, workshop presentations, keynote speaker, Opportunities Fair, and the showing and discussion of major motion picture "Crash."
Ended $10.00 $0.00
Showing & Discussion of "Crash"
Please choose this option if you will arrive at 8 p.m. just to watch the Major Motion Picture: Crash and will participate in the discussion. Food is not included in this option. If you chose the PM Forum and would like to stay for Crash, please register here too.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Student Registration   more info Ended $0.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Pre-registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome and encouraged.  Just come to the check in table, located near the 400 building - there will be lots of signage directing you to it!

Superstition Mountain Campus, Courtyard, 442, 444

This feature CAC event of the Superstition Mountain Campus boosts well known keynote, community advocates, entertainment, film showing, and an awesome opportunity for our community to come together and tackle some issues that affect us all.  "Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere" was once said so this Forum will enable all attendees to gain an understanding of what social justice is.  This year's Forum will focus on many pertinent issues in our community, poverty, health care, and violence - violence against children, women, gays, and lesbians.

Choose a path of topics or come to a few of each: (1) Participate in civil discourse about bullied youth (coming out in today's society) or a presentation/discussion geared toward parents whose child recently came out.  (2) Let's look at the faces of poverty, and how current economic forces are re-shaping the class divide. (3) Explore issues of domestic violence from a child sexual trafficking lense.  (4) Hot button topic of today is health care, so come and hear about research and let's discuss why and where there are discrepancies.

The Social Justice Forum is a unique opportunity for us to unite, learn, and discuss urgent topics enveloped in today’s best humanities scholarly research. And don't worry; we won't leave you with problems and nothing to do: explore the Opportunities Fair of local agencies and non-profits. End your day in a Social Justice Festival with music and with a screening and discussion afterward of the motion picture: “Crash.”


8 am to 8:30 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am to 11:45 am - AM Sessions - 6 concurrent sessions, choose 2 out of 6

11:45 am to 1 pm - Opportunities Fair and Lunch - SMC Courtyard

1 pm to 1:45pm - Keynote Speaker - SMC Courtyard

2 pm to 5:15pm - PM Sessions - 6 concurrent sessions, choose 2 out of 6

5:15 pm to 6 pm - Wrap Up Session and Reflection - SMC Courtyard

6 pm to 8 pm - Carnival and Dinner hosted by Student Organizations - SMC Courtyard

8 pm to 10 pm - Showing & Discussion of Major Motion Picture: Crash - SMC Courtyard

Here is a list of some of the workshops and presenters.  (Exact time and location will be available upon check in).

* "Faces of Poverty: The new fact o poverty" by Leo Valverde

* "PTSD" by Larry Germanson

* "Break Bullied Youth: Coming Out in Society Today" by Kathy Marvel

* "Healthcare Inequality: Mental Wellness" by Dr. Beth Gioia

* "Equal Rights: A Call to Action" by Stacey Jay Cavaliere

* "Sex Trafficking: Protecting Our Children" by Amira Birger

* "Special Education in the Public School System" by Melisa Mel

* "My Child is Gay: Training for Parents" by Jackie Howa

* "Women's Health" by Dr. Kristen Bishop, NMD

 - and more!!!

Have questions about Social Justice Forum? Contact Central Arizona College Community Events

When & Where

273 Old W Hwy
Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM (MST)

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