6th Annual LEAD Global Issues Conference

In an age when capital can travel at will to exploit labor and natural resources, how are individuals and communities working to control their own fates?  This year’s conference will explore the role of 21st century capitalism, migration, labor, and activism in creating the new global community.

Whose World is it Anyway?

  • Thursday, March 7, 2013 9:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
  • Hinson Campus Center, Conference Rooms A & B

Who Should Attend?

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

Enjoy a full day of . . .

  • Interactive Exhibits and Games
    presented by students from 10 De Anza classes
  • Community Partners Resource Tables
    all day — including Planned Parenthood, Raging Grannies, YWCA Rape Crisis Center, International Rescue Committee, and Global Exchange

For more information, contact Marc Coronado at coronadomarc@deanza.edu or 408.864.8409.

Sponsored by LEAD, Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza Latina/o Heritage Events, Women’s History Events, and funded by DASB.

Whose World is it Anyway flyer

Presentations and Workshops

Time Main Stage
Conf Room B
Room A
El Clemente Don Baustista Santa Cruz
9:30 a.m Welcome by Marc Coronado, LEAD Community Coordinator, Conf. Room A&B
10:00 a.m.

Resources for Women
Interactive exhibits by LEAD WMST8 students
Women’s Global
Resistance To Oppression

Interactive exhibits by LEAD WMST1 students
10:30 a.m. The Great Global Food Fight Interactive Debates
by CREM Students, MATH 114 and EWRT1A

Global Perspectives on Social Justice: What can we learn and apply at De Anza? Workshop by Veronica Neal, Director, De Anza Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education

Eliminating Sweatshop Abuses Worldwide

Workshop by Human Rights Activist Chie Abad of Global Exchange

Labor Trafficking Workshop by APASL club members



From Surviving to Thriving: Cultivating Vibrant Immigrant Communities
Workshop by International Rescue

Slut Shaming: Controlling Female Sexuality Through Violence and Shame
Workshop by Women Empowered club members

NAFTA 20 Years Later
Workshop by Allan Soares, Lucas Salles Freitas and LEAD club members
12:20 p.m.

Performance by The Raging Grannies of San Jose - On the Main Stage

12:30 p.m.

Whose Planet? Whose Economic Development? Social and Environmental Justice in the 21st Century - On the Main Stage
Aviva Chomsky, Keynote Speaker
Author of They Take Our Jobs! and 20 Other Myths About Immigration. She is an American historian, author, and activist. She teaches at Salem State University in Massachusetts, where she is also the coordinator of the Latin American studies program. 

1:30 p.m.
Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope Cynthia Kaufman, Featured Speaker

They Take Our Jobs
& Contemporary Migration Challenges  Interactive exhibits by LEAD EWRT1A and LEAD EWRT1B students


Reducing Carbon Emissions

Workshop by POLI3 students

Human Trafficking Workshop by POLI3 students

2:30 p.m. Food Security Workshop by Luis Flores and LEAD club members  The Dark Side of Beauty: Standards of Beauty and Women of Color 
Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students 

Pimps Up, Hoes Down: The Co$t of Gender Roles for Women of Color  Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students

Race: The Impact on Migrant Women in the US

Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students  
3:00 p.m. Sexuality: LGBTQ
Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students

Sexuality: Who Controls Our Bodies?
Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students

Different Eyes: Stereotypes and Expectations
Workshop by LEAD WMST8 students
3:30 p.m. Dehydrated! Workshop by Adrian Asbun and LEAD club members They Take Our Jobs Interactive Exhibits by LEAD EWRT1A students Success vs. Failure: Achievement among Community College Students by Race/Ethnicity  Workshop by LEAD ICS9 students

The New Wave of Unhealthy Societies: Food Deserts
Workshop by LEAD ICS9 students

4:30 p.m. Final Comments
by LEAD Club President Adrian Asbun
Sex Trafficking in the Bay Area
Workshop by LEAD ICS9 students 
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