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10/27-29 Annual Student Conf. on Hunger & Homelessness
8 years ago
Don't Miss the 19th Annual Student Conference on Hunger & Homelessness October 27-29, 2006 University of Southern California Los Angeles With a little more than two weeks until the conference, now is time to register for the 19th Annual Student Conference on Hunger and Homelessness! You can register online at: www.studentsagainsthunger.org/conference Join 450 students from across the country that are committed to ending hunger, homelessness, and poverty in America and abroad, for the largest gathering of college students working on these issues. Throughout the weekend, students will learn from some of the top activists, organizers, and advocates in the country. Be inspired by Keynote Speaker, Dolores Huerta, a long-time activist and organizer advocating on behalf of workers' rights. In 1962, Huerta co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Cesar Chavez, which later became the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee and lead the great grape boycott. Choose from more than 50 skills trainings and program workshops on innovative campus programming, ways to strengthen your organizing and leadership skills, and informative discussion on poverty-related topics. Meet experts and professionals from 40+ organizations. Learn about summer internships, career opportunities, and travel abroad programs. Are You Planning an Oxfam Hunger Banquet for Your Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week? Check out the Hunger Banquet at the conference for ideas - learn from Oxfam staff. Meet Student Leaders from Across the U.S. More than 90 schools will be present from Maine to Florida to Washington. It's not too late to find cheap airfare. Check out these rates to Los Angeles (LAX): Boston: $314 at www.orbitz.com and www.cheaptickets.com Chicago: $218 at www.orbitz.com and www.cheaptickets.com D.C.: $192 at www.orbitz.com and www.cheaptickets.com Denver: $205 at www.orbitz.com and www.cheaptickets.com Hartford: $245 at www.hotwire.com Tampa: $239 at www.hotwire.com San Francisco: $123 at www.orbitz.com Seattle: $235 at www.hotwire.com or $240 at www.southwest.com Conference specifics: Free housing is available for all conference attendees. Conference attendees will receive free breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Conference registration is: $100 per student until 10/13. Don't let this amazing opportunity pass you by. Register TODAY! For more information, call 800-664-8647 or email us at conference@studentsagainsthunger.org I look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles! Sincerely, Jen Hecker Director National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness http://www.studentsagainsthunger.org
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