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UAHuntsville's Charged Up For Change! EXPO

UAHuntsville's upcoming Charged Up For Change! EXPO, on March 31, 2010, will bring together local individuals and groups who create positive social change in diverse and unusual ways. The EXPO features a community fair, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and a panel discussion, 1:00-2:00 p.m., at the University Center, UAHuntsville. Booth registration for the fair is due by March 17 and there is no fee!

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the Charged Up For Change! EXPO is to encourage students and others to see how they might get involved in community activities and inspire them to use their own imaginations to create social change in unusual ways. Exhibitors and visitors will be able to network and exchange ideas. Local musicians, actors, and performance artists will contribute to the carnival-like atmosphere. We will have refreshments, door prizes, and other creative surprises.

EVENT: Individuals and groups interested in registering for booths can download the registration form and exhibitor guidelines from the event website at http://www.uah.edu/womensstudies/expo. Exhibits may highlight any form of positive change that makes a local or global impact: recycling programs, sustainable living, and green energy; handcrafted products, textile and fabric work; athletic activism for a cause; everyday, humanitarian uses of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; local food, cooking, baking, gardening; performance art of all types, visual arts, writing, dance; film, photography, digital and web-based action; health and wellness; animal care and advocacy; construction and building, mechanics, repair, and industry; childcare, tutoring, and mentoring. 

  • DATE: Friday, March 31, 2010
  • TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • VENUE: UAHuntsville's University Center (UC) Exhibit Hall
  • COST: FREE!!!

CONTACT: Dr. Nancy Finley, Women's Studies Program, (256) 824-2298 

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