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LEAD Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza

7th Annual LEAD Global Issues Conference

This annual event provides an opportunity for more than 250 individual students to share their research and ideas.

LEAD member at conferenceTUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
9:30 A.M.– 3:30 P.M.

Join us for a day of guest speakers and workshops! See schedule below.

And don't miss the Fair Trade Marketplace (Conference Room A) and "The Bandana Project" (in the hallway) by LEAD WMST1 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.!


In line with De Anza’s institutional core competencies, today is an opportunity for students to recognize their role as local, national and global citizens.

We hope that our workshops present you with an opportunity for the following:

  • Participate in the democratic process
  • Practice respect for social and cultural diversity
  • Appreciate the complexity of the physical world
  • Understand the significance of environmental sustainability and social justice


All campus and community members are invited. No registration required.

9:30  a.m. Welcome by Marc Coronado, LEAD Community Coordinator  
On the Main Stage - Conference Room B     

10:00-11:20 a.m. “Global Studies Presentations: Students from the CREMS learning community present a variety of global issues”  by Speech 10, EWRT1A, and MATH 114
On the Main Stage – Conference Room B

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Guest Speaker – Dr. Ana Aurelia Lopez
“From Transgenic Invasion to Biological Agriculture: Mexico’s Attempt to Transcend Biotech”
On the Main Stage – Conference Room B

12:30 – 1:20 p.m.  Keynote Speaker – David Bacon
“The Right to Stay Home: Justice for Migrants and Sending Communities”
On the Main Stage – Conference Room B

1:30-3:20 p.m. “Disappearing Tongues: Global Linguistic Diversity in Peril
On the Main Stage – Conference Room B

9:30-10:20 a.m. Santa Cruz Room
Refugee Immigration Issues”

10:30-11:20 a.m. Don Bautista Room
“Filipino Migrant Labor and the Temporary Protected Status Campaign for Typhoon Hiyan Relief"
Rowena Tomaneng, Associate Vice President of Instruction

10:30-11:20 a.m. El Clemente Room
“Global Climate Convergence: Earth Day to May Day”
De Anza Green Party Students

10:30-11:20 a.m. Meeting Room 1
“Putting People First: Farmworker Advocacy”
LEAD Familia Online EWRT1A

10:30-11:20 a.m. Meeting Room 2
“The Social Conditions of Behavior Management”
Andrew Phelps

10:30-12:20 a.m. Santa Cruz Room
Is Free Trade for the People or Corporations? An Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and Lessons Learned from NAFTA”

“Should We Trade Trees For Money? Amazonian Rainforest and Coral Reef Destruction: Global Economic and Environmental Consequences”

“Nuclear Power: Is it Safe? Analysis of Economic and Environmental Impact of the Nuclear Meltdown in Japan and the Risks of Storing Nuclear Weapons”

All three workshops presented by LEAD ECON2

11:30 a.m-12:20 p.m. Don Bautista Room
Hmong-American Issues and Struggles” by IMPACT AAPI LART211              

11:30 a.m-12:20 p.m.  El Clemente Room
"Unsportsmanlike: Human Rights Abuses at Major Sporting Events from Sao Paolo to Sochi"
Jim Nguyen, Political Science Instructor

11:30 a.m-12:20 p.m. Meeting Room 1
“Top Three Lies About Syrian Peace Talks”
Dr. Sharat Lin, Research  Fellow of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center with De Anza Green Party

11:30 a.m-12:20 p.m. Meeting Room 2
“Social Justice BLC Style”
Black Leadership Collective

1:30-2:20 p.m. Don Bautista Room
“Women Leading the Way: Ecofeminist Heroines”
De Anza Green Party

1:30-2:20 p.m. El Clemente Room
Wings: Breaking the Silence’: Religion, Patriarchy and Reproductive Health in Guatemala”

1:30-2:20 p.m.  Santa Cruz Room
“Equal Work Deserves Equal Pay”

1:30-2:20 p.m. Meeting Room 1
Opening Doors for Women in Global Education"

1:30-2:20 p.m. Meeting Room 2
“Work and Food Justice” by LEAD EWRT1A

2:30-3:20 p.m.  Santa Cruz Room
“Update from Sochi”
Rainbow Club

2:30-3:20 p.m. Don Bautista Room
“No Crime? Do the Time: Women in Prison” by LEAD WMST1                 

2:30-3:20 p.m. El Clemente Room
Agricultural Exceptionalism and the Effects on Farm workers Past and Present”
LEAD Familia Online EWRT1A

2:30-3:20 p.m. Meeting Room 1
Challenges and Opportunities for Children of Migrant Farm Workers”
LEAD Familia Online EWRT1A

2:30-3:20 p.m. Meeting Room 2
“People of the Fields: Issues Farm Workers Face”
LEAD Familia Online EWRT1A


The LEAD Global Issues Conference is sponsored by LEAD, Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza, Latina/o Heritage Events, Women’s History Events, and funded by DASB.
For more information about LEAD classes, please contact:
Marc Coronado, Community Coordinator, 408-864-8409, coronadomarc@fhda.edu,
LEAD is an affiliate of the De Anza Institute of Community and Civic Engagement, ICCE

Building: Multi-Cultural Center (MCC)

Contact: Chesa Caparas


Last Updated: 2/24/17