National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy     

torch.bmp (19926 bytes) Passing the Torch:
New Advocates, New Skills, New Alliances

November 14-17, 2007  
Los Angeles, California       

Passing The Torch:
New Advocates, New Skills, New Alliances

Conference begins Wednesday evening and ends at noon Saturday

More than 35 Workshops & Keynotes including

Leonard Roy Frank
Psychiatric Survivor, Author & Book Editor
Transformational Spirituality

Jim Gottstein, Ira Burnim, & Richard A. Zitrin
Truth to Power: The Zyprexa Papers

Young Activists Panel
In Our Hands: The Future of Advocacy and the Movement

Can Truong
Psychiatric Survivor & Director, Center for Education Empowerment
Journey Toward Freedom: Rights and Empowerment

And a Special Presentation of Side Effects
A Play by Margaret Lunevitz, Activist and Playwright

Well-known advocates and activists presenting workshops:


Nancy Arvold, Bob Fleischner, Jeannie Matulis, Ty Colbert, Melinda Byrd,
Mort Cohen, Emmett Dwyer, Elyn Saks, Stacie Hiramoto, Delphine Brody, Laura Van Tosh

Check for additional information.

For 25 years, NARPA has provided an educational conference with inspiring keynoters and outstanding workshops. We learn from each other, share with colleagues and come together as a community committed to social justice for people with psychiatric labels and developmental disabilities.

We invite YOU to join US in Los Angeles in November.

Please check this web site at for updates!

NARPA 2007
November 14-17, 2007
Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Westside


Schedule subject to change