Amnesty International Texas State Conference

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Amnesty International Texas State Conference!

Ticket Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/amnesty-international-texas-state-conference-tickets-15785485813

Held in Austin, TX on April 11, 2015 from 9:00am to 7:00pm in the UFCU Room of the Perry-CastaƱeda Library.

Cost: FREE or Suggested donation of $5.00

Breakfast and lunch provided.

Panels: Health Access, Immigrant Rights, State Violence (International), and State Violence (United States).

Please contact the conference hosts if you or your organization would like to have a table in the Ideas Fair!

After the conference, there will be an action in the form of a march to the Texas State Capitol from 6:00-7:00pm.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Jim Harrington
Founder and Director of the Texas Civil Rights Project

IMMIGRANT RIGHTS PANEL
Dr. Lauren Gulbas, UT School of Social Work professor
Elise Harringer, Lawyer at Casa Marianella
Stephanie Gharakhanian, Worker's Defense Project

INTERNATIONAL STATE VIOLENCE PANEL
Dr. Christen Smith, Anthropology and AADS professor
Dr. Paula Newberg, Government Professor
Dr. Barbara Harlow, English Professor

HEALTH RIGHTS PANEL
Katy Waters-Cofer, Planned Parenthood
Erica Gammill, Prison Justice League director
Deidi Olaya Rodriguez, IDVSA program director

UNITED STATES STATE VIOLENCE
LaKiza Fowler, The People's Task Force
Delia Perez Meyer, Campaign to End the Death Penalty
Elizabeth Dean, Texas StandOut
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