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Indigenous Knowledge Conference 2017

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We welcome you to join us for a stimulating day of presentations to learn more about immigration issues affecting the indigenous Mexican community, including a continental breakfast and a full course home made indigenous lunch.

We are excited to have key note speaker Yosimar Reyes. Yosimar Reyes is a nationally acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist and public speaker. Born in Guerreo, Mexico and raised in Eastside San Jose Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work. His first collection of poetry, For Colored Boys Who Speak Softly was self published after a collaboration with the legendary Carlos Santana. Reyes holds a B.A in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and is an Arts Fellow at Define American, an organization founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas(DefineAmerican.Com)

During the event participants will have a choice of workshops to attend based on interests ranging from labor issues, politics, language, mental health, and medicine, each with the lens of indigenous immigration.

Conference Workshops include:

-Know Your Rights (KYR)
-DACA and other immigration remedies
-Community Radio stations and effective outreach
-SB 54, California Safe Zone Status and Safe Zone Cities
-Immigration Policies and the Education System and much more!

Register & attend:

Registration and Breakfast: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Conference: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Register online at: www.ikc2017.brownpapertickets.com

Registration includes breakfast and traditional Oaxacan lunch.

Please contact us at micop@mixteco.org or at (805) 483-1166 ext. 313 for more information.

Thank you to Oxnard College for their generous sponsorship for this event.

Non-Profit Organization · Oxnard, California
Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project
520 W. Fifth St., Suite G
Oxnard, CA 93030
Tel. # (805)483-1166
Fax # (805)483-1145
Mailing address:
PO Box 20543
Oxnard, CA 93034-0543

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
http://www.ikc2017.brownpapertickets.com/

Venue

Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center
800 Hobson Way
Oxnard, CA United States
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