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FACCC Advocacy & Policy Conference

"Building a Just Future: From Hope to Action
Virtual Event
March 12-13, 2021

Faculty members, union and academic senate leaders, student leaders and those who work in categorically funded programs — This is your opportunity to network and share ideas with colleagues across the state, participate in professional development sessions, and hear from top decision-makers on policy and budget.

See the FACCC conference event page for more information, or contact Lidia Stoian, Director of Program and Development, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KEYNOTE: Barbara Ransby, PhD, Professor of History, Gender and Women's Studies, and African American Studies
Dr. Ransby is not only a historian and writer but also a long-time activist. She was deeply involved in the anti-Apartheid/ Free South Africa movement in the 1980s and later co-founded a number of organizations including: The Ella-Baker Nelson Mandela Center, Ella’s Daughters, and African American Women in Defense of Ourselves. She is a founding member of the national organization Scholars for Social Justice and works closely with The Movement for Black Lives and the multi-racial coalition, The Rising Majority.

She serves on the Board of Directors of the Woods Fund of Chicago, and the grassroots Chicago-based, Equity and Transformation, (E.A.T.) a group that supports formerly incarcerated persons and those working in the informal economy.