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Newsletter | Jan/Feb 2019


Sign up for 2019 Retreat!

The retreat committee invites you to join us the weekend of September 13th-15th, 2019 at Westerbeke Ranch in Sonoma, CA for our annual OWA+DP retreat.

Photograph courtesy of Hana Mori Bottger.

• Lecture:
Clara Irazabal-Zurita, Director of the Latina/o Studies Program and Professor of Planning with tenure in the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, will deliver a lecture entitled Venezuela’s Grand Housing Mission: Janus-Faced,
Reversed Gentrification in Caracas.

• Discussion:
Housing, a basic right, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

• Exercise:
Anastasia Gordon from Amor do Samba will lead our dance lesson. Lisa Murray, Yoga Committee, will return to lead a yoga session.

• Art Project:
Will be organized by Judy L W Rowe.

• Music:
Yuriza Jared with the Sang Matiz band

We have room for 50 guests. Accommodations include access to gardens, swimming pool, adobe dining hall, and shared bedrooms in rustic cabins which all set in beautiful, Sonoma, wine country. Financial assistance for scholarships is available for students and those without employment. We encourage participants to join OWA+DP.

If you have questions or wish to place an early reservation, please
contact T. Rachel Slonicki or call 510.704.0808.

Join us for a weekend of conversation, fun, exercise, hiking, swimming, hot tub, massage, music, art, and delicious food. Give everybody a chance to know you better, develop closer ties with friends and colleagues, and return home inspired by new ideas from our group.

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