ClassCrits XIII: Unlocking Race & Class For Just Transitions
October 21-22, 2022
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston TX
Co-Sponsored by ClassCrits, Inc., TapRoot Earth (formerly the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy), and Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Special Saturday, October 22nd Program Options:
Instead of panels, the program for Saturday afternoon will feature two special events that require advance registration, be sure to select your option on this form.
(1) Toxic Tour: Limited to 50 participants- FULL, You will be put on our waiting list
As a conference theme capstone, we will have a “toxic tour” by bus of the East End of Houston, a working-class and ethnically diverse area which is the heart of the city’s Hispanic/Latinx community and which is adjacent to the city’s extensive system of oil refineries and chemical plants. The tour will be conducted by T.E.J.A.S., a grassroots environmental justice organization located in the East End that is dedicated to educating people about pollution and empowering them to fight for a healthy environment.
(2) Writing Session:
ClassCrits will host an informal writing retreat that will give attendees time to write and think about a project, interspersed with breaks for discussion and camaraderie.
The general registration fee is $275.00 and $250 for Full ClassCrtis Members. The fee will include meals and refreshments. We encourage you to join ClassCrits as a Full Member and you will receive a discounted registration rate of $250. Full voting membership dues are $25 for 2022. To become a dues paying member now click ClassCrits Member and select "ClassCrits Member."
Lodging: The Conference has arranged a room block at the Hilton Houston Medical Center Hotel, 6633 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77030. Attendees must book directly with the hotel . The Conference rate is $119* per night plus taxes from October 20-23, 2022. CLICK HERE to book at the Hilton Houston Medical Center or call 713-313-4606, use group code CLCS. The Conference will also provide a bus to transport participants between this hotel and the Conference site. The Hilton Houston Medical Center Hotel is 2 miles from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. The hotel has self parking at $20 per night.
In the event the Hilton is sold out, you may reserve a room at the same rate* at the Westin Houston Medical Center hotel, at this link.
*Room block rates will expire by Sept. 28th.
The conference fee can be paid by credit card/debit card by September 2, 2022. If you desire to pay by check please complete the registration and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .