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2019 Retreat at Westerbeke

OWA+DP Retreat 2019

OWA+DP Retreat 2019
Housing and Gentrification
Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals
13-15 September 2019, Westerbeke Ranch, Sonoma, California,

The Program:
Lecture by 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. Lecture entitled Venezuela's Grand Housing Mission: Reversed Gentrification in Caracas and Implications for the US.

Panel discussion moderated by Cammy White on Social Equity and Affordable Housing.

Saturday, in preparation for the musical performance in the evening, Anastasia Gordon from Amor do Samba will lead a Samba dance workshop. At the end of the weekend, on Sunday morning, Lisa Murray, Yoga Community, will lead us in a relaxing session of Yin yoga which targets connective tissue

Yuriza Jared with the Sang Matiz band Latin themed music for Saturday evening's entertainment.

Art project:
A watercolor workshop organized by Judy Rowe.

Book your reservation now: 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.

Full weekend: $400 before June 30th, $430 thereafter
Indoor camping: $295 before June 30th, $310 thereafter
Saturday only: $245.

Contact T. Rachel Slonicki at Little Elephant Architecture or call 510.704.0808 with questions or to make a reservation. Fill out a registration form online and pay with PayPal or send your registration form and fee to Heather Sprague, 5653 Merriewood Dr, Oakland CA 94611

Westerbeke Ranch

View from the Cabin

Inside the Cabin

Lounge Area in the Dining Area

Communal seating in the Dining Area

The pool and poolhouse

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