Agenda

Day 1      Thursday, November 12, 2009
Goldberg Room, 297 Simon Hall

8:30 a.m.    Registration/Coffee & Tea

9:00 a.m.    Introduction and Welcome
Mary Louise Frampton, Faculty Director, Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice

9:15 a.m.   Roots of Reproductive Justice
Moderator:  Jill Adams, Executive Director, Law Students for Reproductive Justice

Panel:
- Lisa Ikemoto, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
- Rocio Córdoba, Co-founder and Executive Director, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice & Expanding the Movement for Empowerment and Reproductive Justice
- Dazon Dixon Diallo, Founder and President, SisterLove, Inc.

10:30 a.m.    Break

10:45 a.m.    Power Plays: States, Markets, and Inequality in Reprogenetics

Moderator: Osagie Obasogie, Assistant Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of Law

Panel:   
- Sujatha Jesudason, Founder and Executive Director, Generations Ahead
- Charis Thompson, Associate Professor in the Departments of Gender and Women's Studies; Co-director of Science, Technology and Society Center, UC Berkeley
- Kimberly Mutcherson, Associate Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law
- Adrienne Asch, Director, Center of Ethics, Yeshiva University in New York

12:30 p.m.    ReLawyering Justice & Lunch
 Moderator: Sarah London, Attorney at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann and Bernstein

Panel: 
- Rocio Córdoba, Co-founder and Executive Director, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice & Expanding the Movement for Empowerment and Reproductive Justice
- Jill Adams, Executive Director, Law Students for Reproductive Justice
- Angela Harris, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
- Luan Huynh,  Staff Attorney, East Bay Community Law Center


2:00 p.m       Underpaid Workers, Undervalued Parents: Supporting Low-Wage Working Families
Moderator:  Melissa Murray, Assistant Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

Panel: 
- Luan Huynh,  Staff Attorney, East Bay Community Law Center
- Netsy Firestein, Founder and Director, Labor Project for Working Families
- Rhacel Parreñas, Professor of American Civilization, Brown University

3:30 p.m.     Break

3:45 p.m.     Poisonous Polish: Toxic Exposure and Nail Salon Workers' Reproductive Health
Moderator:  Alegria De La Cruz, Staff Attorney, Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment

Panel:
- Miliann Kang, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
- Risha Foulkes, Skadden Fellow, ACLU Women's Rights Project
- Lisa Fu, Representative, California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative

5:00 p.m.    Close Day One

Day 2      Friday, November 13, 2009
Goldberg Room, 297 Simon Hall

8:30 a.m.    Registration/Coffee & Tea
Welcome 
Alice Miller, Lecturer in Residence; Senior Fellow for the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, UC Berkeley School of Law

8:45 a.m.    Just Say Yes: Youth, Sexuality, and Education
Moderator:  Priscilla Smith, Visiting Fellow, Information Society Project at the Yale Law School

Panel:
- CJ Pascoe, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colorado College
- Ben Peacock, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences, American University, Washington, D.C.
- Alexandra M. Minnis, Adjunct Faculty, Epidemiology Division, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

10:00 a.m.    Reproductive Justice and the New Biocitizen
Olmos Lecture presented by Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

11:15 a.m.    Break
 
11:30 a.m.    Repro Rights for "Wrong" Bodies
Moderator:  Angela Harris, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

Panel:
- Dean Spade, Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law; Founder, Sylvia Rivera Law Project
- Michelle S. Ballan, Professor of Social Work, Columbia University School of Social Work
- Susan Stryker, Associate Professor of Gender Studies, Indiana University - Bloomington
- Anne Tamar-Mattis,  Founder and Executive, Advocates for Informed Choice

1:00 p.m.   Lunch
 
1:45 p.m.    Sexual Agency and Legal Status: Prisoners, Immigrants, and Transgendered People
Moderator:  Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

Panel:
- Priscilla Huang, Policy and Programs Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum
- Franklin Romeo, Former Staff Attorney, Sylvia Rivera Law Project
- Kim Buchanan, Assistant Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law

3:00 p.m.    Break

3:15 p.m.    Olmos Lecture presented by Patricia Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia University

4:30 p.m.    Close Day Two