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Women of Color Conference

  • Humboldt State University 1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA, 95521 United States (map)

Gamma Alpha Omega, Health Education, and Associated Students are pleased to announce The 17th Annual Women of Color Conference at Humboldt State University. This one-day event will take place throughout the HSU campus and in the Kate Buchanan Room for the Keynote on April 19th 2019. Workshops led by students, staff and community members will consist of topics relating to this year's theme - Community Health and Wellbeing.

The keynote presentation will be given by someone who is always welcome and admired at Humboldt State University - La Loba Loca.

"Loba (Loba/they) is a Queer educator, herbalist, activist, consultant and life style influencer. Their work encompasses Andina identity, Reproductive Justice, doula work and plant connections. Loba is currently based in Los Angeles, CA but is constantly traveling for work and research all over the US (Turtle Island) and Latin America (Abya Yala).They have facilitated over a hundred trainings and skill shares in universities and community groups on herbalism, plant relations, social justice, healing justice and autonomous health. Loba is invested on disseminating information with the hope that self-knowledge and (re)cognition of abuelita knowledge will create a future where we can depend on ourselves and communities."