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Join other concerned Catholics, catechists, teachers, students, youth ministers and young adults from around the Bay Area for a day of workshops and networking opportunities. The day will offer a better understanding of – and tools for teaching – the Catholic principles of human dignity, solidarity & social justice, particularly in this global economy.

February 13, 2010 (9 am to 3:30 pm)

Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland

Speaker:   William O’Neill, S.J. is a professor of social ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology, part of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.  Morning and afternoon workshops:

  • “Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice?”
  • “Acting for Justice in Your Classroom”
  • “Stop Human Trafficking Now”
  • “Building Global Solidarity Engaging the Mission”
  • “A Place at the (Political) Table for the World’s Hungry”
  • “The People of the Way: Teaching the Bible’s Story of Migrants and Refugees”

Early Registration: $20 ($10 students) before 1/29/10 and $30 ($15 students) at the door.  There will be food available for purchase, so please bring cash or feel free to bring your own bag lunch!  Please be advised that there will be no meals providedOnsite registration opens 8:30 am.

Register online at:  http://www.oakdiocese.org/pastoral/SocialJustice/

For more information, email John Watkins jwatkins@oakdiocese.org or call 510-267-8379.