GROWING ROOTS AND RIGHTS FOR JUST COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE will bring people with diverse issues from across the state together to discover the commonality of causes and explore systemic solutions. 


Join us on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio for the Ohio Community Rights Conference, Growing Roots and Rights for Just Communities. 

Witness compelling keynote addresses presented by Melina Abdullah, Ph.D. and Mari Margil, MPP. 

Melina Abdullah is a nationally recognized expert on race, gender, class, and social movements and is Chair of Pan African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles and co-founder of the LA chapter of Black Lives Matter. 


Mari Margil is an expert on the right of local community self-government, leader of the International Center for the Rights of Nature, and Associate Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). 

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If you'd like to car pool from Portage County, click here to send us your information and we'll try to arrange put you in contact with others who are going.