Rights and Democracy Summit

Rights and Democracy Summit

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Rights & Democracy’s mission is to bring people together to make the values and needs of our communities guide the policies of our government. Join in skill-building and policy workshops and great guest speakers. 

AGENDA:

9:00 am REGISTRATION - LAKE LOBBY

 

9:15am - WELCOMING - FILM HOUSE

Who is Rights & Democracy - Why We Must Be Bold
Why we need a youth movement

9:40am - 10:50am  MORNING PLENARY

Tackling Inequality & Building A Moral Economy _ FILM HOUSE
-  Paul Cillo, Rev. Debbie Ingram, Michelle Salvador, Rep. Kiah Morris, Karen Lafayette, Rep. Chris Pearson, Erhard Mahnke


11:00am - 12:30am: WORKSHOPS: Session 1

Political Revolution 101: Political organizing 101, VT politics and movement building. THE ATRIUM
-  Allise Hewes, Andrew Tarwerdi, Elise Greaves

Jobs, Justice & Climate: Taking bold action to create good jobs & protect the environment LAKE LOBBY
-  Kathy Blume, Matt Burke, Isaac Grimm

Addressing Racial Justice in a Post Civil Rights Era:  Challenges and Solutions FILM HOUSE
-  Mark Hughes, Rachel Siegel, Alyssa Chen


12:30- 2:00pm LUNCH PLENARY - FILM HOUSE

Rights & Democracy’s  VT Governor and Lt. Governor candidate’s panel - Felicia Kornbluh and Sarah Launderville (co-moderators)

Matt Dunne, Sue Minter, Bruce Lisman, Kesha Ram, David Zuckerman


2:10pm - 3:50pm  WORKSHOPS: Session 2

Ready to Run? Basic orientation to being a candidate - LAKE LOBBY
-  Rep. Rachel Fields, Steve Hingtgen, Brittany Nevins, James Haslam

Criminal Justice Reform - THE ATRIUM
-  Suzi Wizowaty, Robert Appel

What’s next for VT’s Labor Movement? Basics in workers’ rights and the labor movement - FILM HOUSE
-  Michelle Salvador, Traven Leyshon, John Howe and David Mickenberg


4:00pm - 5:30pm: CLOSING PLENARY - FILM HOUSE

What would Bernie’s political revolution look like in Vermont?
-  Anthony Pollina, TJ Donovon, Jim Condos, Susan Hatch-Davis, Selene Colburn

 

PLEASE REQUEST childcare support and any accessibility accommodations by 12noon on Dec 3. 
Call James at 802-272-0882

WHEN
December 05, 2015 at 9am - 7pm
WHERE
Main Street Landing - Performing Arts Center
60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401
United States
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CONTACT
James Haslam · · 802-272-0882
148 RSVPS
Edward Ballantyne Gordon Jacobs Rebecca Ramos Dottye Ricks Cynthia Frantz Kathy Staub David Przepioski Jeremy Hansen FaRied Munarsyah Laurel Chen David Shiman Judy McVickar Dylan Cromer Lindsey Shaffer Marjorie Power Valerie Visconti Matthew Burke Karen Schwartz Tim Boyle Patrick St. John Mari Cordes Dawn Ellis Drew Walsh Bruce Lisman Richard Jeroloman Stephen Marshall Mayumi Cornell Catie Bartone Liam Corcoran Austin Davis Rachael Straehle Meg Cline Nick Clark Diana Gonzalez Mary Stannard Carter Daniel Adamek Selene Colburn David Mickenberg Linda Deliduka Timothy Belcher Sylvia Knight David Scherr Garret White Anthony Procik Cassandra Edson Mark A. Hughes Alexander P Ruhe anna caleb

Who's RSVPing

Edward Ballantyne
Gordon Jacobs
Rebecca Ramos
Dottye Ricks
Cynthia Frantz
Kathy Staub
David Przepioski
Jeremy Hansen
FaRied Munarsyah
Laurel Chen
David Shiman
Judy McVickar
Dylan Cromer
Lindsey Shaffer
Marjorie Power
Valerie Visconti
Matthew Burke
Karen Schwartz
Tim Boyle
Patrick St. John
Mari Cordes
Dawn Ellis
Drew Walsh
Bruce Lisman
Richard Jeroloman
Stephen Marshall
Mayumi Cornell

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