8:00AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
9:00AM - 12:15PM SPEAKERS AND WORKSHOPS
Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus - 330 10th Ave N, Nashville
Artivism - The role of creativity in social justice; artistic voice = activist voice; using music, dance, theater, film, visual and performance arts for civic engagement
Faith and Spirituality- Dealing with trauma; spiritual and moral life of progressives; self-care to stave off burnout; people of faith; values and politics
Grassroots Organizing - Skills-building; understanding and managing power; direct action; ensuring safety and security at demonstrations
Youth - Leadership development; connecting campuses throughout the state
Legislative Skills and Issues - How bills become law; how to lobby; dealing with legislators; specific issues impacting women, communities of color, youth LGBTQ+, individuals with disabilities, indigenous communities, the earth and our environment etc...
Understanding Elections - Voter registration; how to become a candidate; Get Out The Vote
12:30PM - 2:00PM LUNCH AND REGIONAL CAUCUSES
- East, Middle and West regional caucuses
- High school and college youth caucus
- Affinity groups
Lunch provided for registrants.
2:00PM RALLY to MARCH at PUBLIC SQUARE
3:00 - 4:30PM CLOSING RALLY at BICENTENNIAL MALL
March route and details TBA.
Conference registration is $35 per person / $10 for students/youth, with scholarship and sliding scale options. You do not have to attend the conference to join the rally, though we encourage you to come and learn with us.
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See you soon!
-Power Together TN