Liberation-Based Healing Conference a Big Hit at CSUN

  • David Banner

    Grammy award-winning music producer and founder of Heal the Hood David Banner speaks to attendees of the 10th annual Liberation-Based healing conference about the process and experience of evolving one’s perspective and the politics surrounding such changes. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Father Greg Boyle

    Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, speaks to attendees about his work with gangs around Los Angeles and how compassion is a key component in social justice movements. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • White board with messages like end gang violence

    LBHC attendees express themselves by writing messages on a community board such as "end gang violence" and "equality for all." Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Art work

    Attendees examine various pieces of art during the Liberation-Based Healing Conference. Photo by Luis Garcia.

  • Attendee looking at speaker

    An LBHC attendee listens intently during a discussion. Photo by Luis Garcia.

Grammy award-winning rapper David Banner, Father Greg Boyle and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz spoke at the 10th-annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference, hosted at California State University, Northridge on Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14.

The two-day, sold-out conference, “Challenging Inequalities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action,” featured panel discussions on topics such as human rights, gender-based violence and environmental justice