Othering & Belonging 2017
April 30–May 2, 2017
We hope you can join this international network of diverse actors rooted in a common framework for realizing a fair and inclusive society.
The Othering & Belonging Conference is a dynamic gathering over 2.5 days of a diverse group of attendees, visionary speakers, exhibiting artists, leading scholars, and emerging changemakers who will be together in a focused space to advance concrete strategies and aspirational visions for a world centered on inclusion.
2017 SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
BREAKOUT SESSION SPEAKERS
Eduardo Vega is CEO of Dignity Recovery Action! International, a consulting and technical assistance collective focused on social change, social justice and behavioral health systems transformation fueled by the “lived experience” of people who have been there. An internationally recognized thought leader in recovery-oriented programs and policy, consumer/user engagement, stigma reduction, men’s health and suicide prevention, Vega’s work as a change agent and innovator continues to drive the forefront of change for mental health worldwide.
PERFORMANCES AND ARTISTS
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Photos from our 2015 conference, featuring: bell hooks, Naomi Klein, Andrew Solomon, Charles Blow, Ai-jen Poo, Angela Glover Blackwell, Manuel Pastor, Joanna Macy, Shakti Butler, Rudolfo Mendoza-Denton, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, the late Lynn Manning, Destiny Arts Dance Company, and many many more. See more pix on our Photos page and in our Facebook album. Thank you to Oakland-based photographer Eric Arnold for these amazing images of an incredible weekend.