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2006 Young Women's Health Conference


6th Annual Young Women's Health Conference
Beyond Looks, Beyond Words: Stand Up, Stand Out!

Thursday March 9, 2006
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium


8:00AM - 8:45AM   Registration and Exhibit Hall

8:45AM - 9:00AM   ABADA Capoeira Performance

9:00AM - 10:15AM   Morning Session - BEYOND LOOKS
Welcomes by…
Senator Jackie Speier
Dr. Nancy Milliken
Youth Steering Committee

Morning Movement, Rachel Fleischman of Dancing Your Bliss

Morning Keynoters
Performance by Aya de Leòn, Writer, Performer

Bertice Berry, PH.D., Sociologist, Lecturer, Educator, Author

10:30AM - 11:20AM   Workshop Session I

11:20AM - 11:50AM   Exhibit Hall

11:50AM - 1:05PM   Lunch Session - BEYOND WORDS
Welcome by…
Mayor Gavin Newsom
Superintendent Arlene Ackerman

Luncheon keynoter
Francine Ward, Lawyer and Author, Emcee

Open Mic

1:20PM - 2:10PM   Workshop Session II

2:25PM - 3:15PM   Closing Session - STAND UP, STAND OUT!

Afternoon Keynoter
Lateefah Simon, Director of Reentry Programs, Office of District Attorney Kamala Harris

Performance by Loco Bloco

NOTE TO TEACHERS ATTENDING ON MARCH 9th: Each TEACHER needs to contact their school administrator to find out what to code the substitute for that day. The district office bills us for ONE sub per school and we pay the district, but each school has it’s own code for this occasion.

Become a part of "Beyond Looks, Beyond Words: Stand Up, Stand Out!"

Workshop Session and Exhibit Hall: We are looking for individuals and/or
local youth-serving agencies to present a workshop or participate in the
exhibit hall. There is no cost to participate, and participants will
not be compensated. The Youth Steering Committee has identified the most
important topics to be addressed:

  • Activism and Leadership
  • Youth Rights and Legal Issues
  • Self Expression
  • Environmentalism
  • Embracing Cultural Differences
  • Life After High School
  • Taking Charge of Your Health
  • Reproductive Health and Healthy Sexuality
  • Mental Health and Depression
  • Positive Body Image and Self-Esteem
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Substance Use
  • Violence Prevention
  • Healthy Family Relationships

If you would like to present a topic pertinent to young women's health
that is not listed here, please submit an application and it will be
reviewed by the Youth Steering Committee.

Exhibit Hall Application: download here

Complete and return your application to Joanne De Leon, Joanne.DeLeon@UCSFMEDCTR.ORG fax: 415-353-9580).