More About Last Year's Conference: The Schedule of Events
Conference Schedule

Friday, April 16th:
5:00 - 5:45 pm Check-in and Registration
6:00 - 7:15 pm Welcome and Introductions
7:30 - 8:30 pm Pizza and Film - A Time to Rise by Anand Patwardhan
8:30 - 10:00 pm Discussion: South Asian Identity and Activism as Related to A Time to Rise

Saturday, April 17th:
9:15 - 9:45 am Breakfast: coffee and bagels
10:00 am - 12:00 pm The War on the Poor: Part I
Panelists: Diane Dujon, Massachusetts Welfare Rights Union, Boston; Biju Mathew, Taxi Workers' Alliance, New York; Mishi Faruquee, Women in Prison Project, New York
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm The War on the Poor: Part II
3:00 - 3:20 pm Break
3:30 - 6:00 pm Crossing the Borders Within: Breaking Down Gender and Sexuality in South Asian Communities
Panelists: Anushka Fernandopulle, South Asian Queer activist; Balachandra, Professor of Geography, Bridgewater State University; Ramani Sripada-Vas, Massachusetts Asian AIDS Prevention Project
7:30 pm - on Dinner and Party!

Sunday, April 18th:
9:15 - 9:45 am Breakfast: coffee and muffins
10:00 am - 12:00 pm ACT-ivism: A Theatre Workshop
Facilitators: Aparna Sindhoor, Forum of Progressive Artists; Brian Rawson, Art for a Fair Economy
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:30 pm Activism Everyday: the Next Step
Panelists: Asmita, Activist; and SASSY '99 organizers
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