The first 2015 Othering & Belonging Conference was held on April 24-26, 2015.
Click here for our conference report.

Our post-conference video recap of the Othering and Belonging conference held in Oakland, CA April 24-26, 2015.

Conference Speakers and Performers

Thank you to our phenomenal line-up of visionaries and changemakers who were part of the first Othering and Belonging conference: Andrew Solomon, bell hooks, Naomi Klein, Charles Blow, Ai-jen Poo, Manuel Pastor, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Joanna Macy, Luis Garden Acosta, john a. powell, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Lynn Manning, Michael Omi, Angela Glover Blackwell, Judith Smith and the AXIS Dance Company, Destiny Arts and the Destiny Youth Group, and to our wonderful host Shakti Butler. 

Evaluations

Share your feedback on the first Othering & Belonging conference! Please fill out our online evaluation forms or please let us know if you are interested in publishing a blog post about your conference experience. We would like to collect not only conference feedback but also as many unique personal and professional perspectives on the framework of Othering and Belonging as possible. Contact the Haas Institute editorial team to discuss possible contribution.  To stay in touch on updates about the conference and the Haas Institute, please join our mailing list. 

Conference Photos

See more on our Photos page and in our Facebook album. Thank you to Oakland-based photographer Eric Arnold for these amazing images of an incredible weekend.

Conference Speakers and Performers

Thank you to our phenomenal line-up of visionaries and changemakers who were part of the first Othering and Belonging conference: Andrew Solomon, bell hooks, Naomi Klein, Charles Blow, Ai-jen Poo, Manuel Pastor, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Joanna Macy, Luis Garden Acosta, john a. powell, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Lynn Manning, Michael Omi, Angela Glover Blackwell, Judith Smith and the AXIS Dance Company, Destiny Arts and the Destiny Youth Group, and to our wonderful host Shakti Butler. 


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The Othering & Belonging Conference is organized by the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley. Find out more here.