Workshop schedule


12:00 noon.

Registration, Grab-and-Go Lunch, Music, and Yoga

12:30pm. Opening Speakers

Breakout sessions

  • These sessions relate to Strategies
  • These sessions relate to Tactics
  • These sessions relate to Solidarity

1:00pm. Session 1

  • Mapping a 20- to 40-Year-Long Strategy for Power, Mark Rudd
  • Powerful Speaking and Writing to Your Legislators, Sandra Duckert
  • Working More Effectively in Indigenous Communities, Jordan O. James
  • “Representing Ourselves” Advocacy from within for small and underrepresented communities, Ivy Rizzo

2:00pm. Session 2

  • How to Get Your Audience’s Attention and Motivate Them to Take Action, Lissa Knudsen
  • How to Work with the Media, Maurreen Skowran
  • Ins and outs of the Tactical Technology Activists use to Organize Themselves and Others, Maya Rommwatt
  • So you want to run for office? Pat Davis
  • Event Organizing – Best Practices, Rebecca Sobel
  • Applied Ethics, Elinor Sue Coates
  • How to Organize in Communities that are Mostly Opposed to Your Message, Madeleine Carey
  • A Comparison between progressive groups’ organizing and indigenous organizing..Solidarity now and solidarity later, Hazel James + Robert Tohe
  • The Culture of One – Social Strength through Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy, Jordan O. James

3:00pm. Session 3

  • Remaining Clear and Focused During Conflict, Avery Kalapa
  • Creative Tactics: Creating Graphics to Amplify Your Message, Asha Canalos
  • The Power of Using Your Voice, Makenzie Sanchez
  • How to Frame Narratives about Climate and the Environment to Change Hearts and Minds, and Spur People to Action, Sarah Malone
  • Resistance 101: I Want to Protest, I Just Don’t Know How, Karen Bentrup
  • How to Gain and Hold a Successful Meeting with Your Federal Legislators, Sandra Druckert
  • Digital Media to Win, Pat Davis
  • Navigating the Agency Process from Start to Finish, Judy Calman

4:00pm. Meeting on the Issues

4:30pm. Fiesta

Food, Music, Organizational Tabling

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