Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Rural Women's Conference this weekend

Rural & Migrant Ministry and the Daughters of Sarah are sponsoring the 7th Annual Destiny: Rural Women's Conference at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton, New York on Friday, November 30th at 4pm through Sunday, December 2nd, 11am.

Keynote Speaker Ms. Librada Paz, the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Laureate will be joined by Donna Robinson - The Traveling Nanny, Uzo Unobagha - Award-winning Author, Jeannine Otis - Music Director of St. Mark's Church in the Bowery and world-wide performer, and Martha Chavez - Placement Career Services Developer, Pathstone, Inc.
The Rural Women's Conference is a unique opportunity for rural women to gain strength from each other and network with educational, practical, health-related, spiritual and creative allies as they develop strategies for change through education. Eight (8) workshops will address issues of sexism, creativity, success, worker justice, domestic issues, spirituality, purpose, women and children's health and rejuvenation through Yoga.

Reservations are $200/pp. Scholarships, translation and childcare are available.

The program and registration form are here.