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
Elise Greaves James Lockridge Jay Vos Kathryn Blume Greg Guma Miranda Viorst Sheila Reed Chip Troiano Pete Daigle Allyson Sironi Lea Terhune Ian Hemley Steve Hingtgen Jacob Trahan Mishell Dail Pat Gonzalez Colino Debbie Ingram Rachael Fields Andrew Tarwerdi Emily Krasnow Isaac Grimm

Who's RSVPing

Mark Hughes
Elizabeth Ryder
Kevin Kirkpatrick
Tammi McKenna
Jean Hopkins
Nicholas Charyk
Sarah Launderville
Walter Carpenter
Grant Taylor
David Ellenbogen
Lucy Gluck
Diana Kahn
Andrew Pezzulo
Traven Leyshon
Gail Webb
Lachlan Francis
Albert Petrarca
Kelly Cummings
Sara Moore Giannoni
Sara Moore
Puspa Sharma
Barb Prine
Brittany Nevins
Kelly Mangan
Susan Aranoff
John Bloch
Gretchen Kruesi

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