[Soasiastudents] Fw: OY! Radical South Asian Program
snodgras at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 14 15:21:40 PDT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathan K. Scott" <nscott at kwi.org>
To: "Keith Snodgrass" <snodgras at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:30 AM
Subject: FW: OY! Radical South Asian Program
> Thought you might be interested in helping share this information...
> Nathan Kumar Scott, Director
> Studies Abroad for Global Education (SAGE)
> KW International, Inc
> nscott at kwi.org
>> Are you young and South Asian? Want to learn more
>> about activism and radical
>> Do you want to meet like-minded people and find out
>> what they're doing?
>> HERE'S HOW YOU CAN DO IT
>> Join us for ORGANIZING YOUTH (OY!)2005 -- six days
>> of workshops, panels,
>> discussions and community and solidarity building
>> with progressive/radical
>> youth and activists of the South Asian diaspora from
>> all over North America!
>> The week also includes fun-filled evening social
>> Who: Youth of South Asian descent
>> (age 17 to 23 years)
>> When: Tentatively scheduled for the second week of
>> August, 2005 (exact dates TBA)
>> Where: San Francisco (exact location TBA)
>> Together, we will:
>> * Breakdown these barriers of race, caste,
>> religion, gender, sexuality
>> and class
>> * Trace the evolution of community organizing in
>> South Asia and the South
>> Asian diaspora
>> * Unravel the common threads of oppression and
>> * Nurture solidarity and ways to rebuild our
>> fractured communities
>> * Gain and strengthen our organizing skills
>> * Develop vision and strategies for systemic
>> social change.
>> OY! '05 is especially urgent and critical now, in
>> light of the ongoing
>> wars and occupations, both at home and abroad. We
>> will be coming
>> together to resist and effectively respond to the
>> racism and attacks on
>> liberties that affect South Asians, Arabs, Muslims,
>> immigrants, and people
>> of color.
>> REGISTER NOW!
>> To register, email: oy at youthsolidarity.org
>> or visit us at:
>> There is a $50 registration fee. For those who need
>> it, stipends are
>> available to help cover attendance costs. We are
>> focused on ensuring that
>> money is not the deciding factor between who gets to
>> attend and who doesn't.
>> While housing is not
>> guaranteed, free housing has almost always been
>> arranged for all
>> participants who needed it.
>> Our flyer is attached.
>> Please tell others about us! Forward this to others
>> and to listservs of
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