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WRGHC WWU Conference!

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WRGHC WWU Conference!

Western Washington University is proud to host the 15th Annual Western Regional Global Health Conference (WRGHC) April 26-28, 2019.


This conference is one of the largest student-led global health conferences in the nation. The theme this year is Criminalization of the Body.


The WRGHC will explore current issues related to how policy and policing impact the health of marginalized communities around the world, nationally, and locally. Applying a feminist framework, we will examine systemic racism, power, and privilege as they relate to criminalization based on immutable characteristics such as nationality/ethnicity, race, indigeneity, gender and sexuality. With a particular focus on liberation, emancipatory imaginaries, and health activism-- we will uncover injustice happening globally and what we can all do about it. The key sub-themes are Race/Ethnicity, Immigration, and LGBTQ+ justice.


Keynote speaker: Festus Kisa


Festus Ibanda Kisa is a sexual and gender minorities activist, and sexual reproductive health and rights advocate in Q-Initiative Eldoret, Kenya. He has been a program coordinator since 2013, with a background of social work, HIV testing, and counseling, Human Rights for Sexual Minorities.


For more information check out our website:


Registration is live. Please contact with any questions. 


Thank you for your support! 




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Donations at the breakfast level covers one meal for a guest and helps us reach our overall fundraising goal!



A gift at this level helps us pay for the signs we need to direct everyone to the correct buildings on campus! Thank you so much for your support.


Student Sponsor

This donation covers a student admission fee to the conference! Thank you for your support.



This level of donation pays for one day of the cleaning fees! We appreciate your donation.


Community Member Sponsor

This donation supports a little more than two community members to attend our event! We appreciate your help.


Speaker Support

A donation of this size helps us with transportation and lodging for our wonderful speakers! Thank you for your help.

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