AGENDA: DAY ONE

tuesday, NOVEMBER 13, 2018
terra gallery

 

Hotel luggage drop at the Grand Hyatt Hotel and cable car shuttle to Terra Gallery.

11:30 AM

REGISTRATION AND LUNCHEON

 

SABBATICAL AWARDS

12:00 PM

WELCOME
JUDY BELK

President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation

1:30 PM
 

2:15 PM

MARKETPLACE OF IDEAS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
ALICIA GARZA
Principal, Black Futures Lab
Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter

4:30PM

WELCOME RECEPTION

Dinner is on your own but we will provide suggestions, meet ups and opportunities for local discounts. 

Transport back to the hotel via shuttle. 

5:30 -7:30 PM




AGENDA: DAY TWO

wednesday, NOVEMBER 14, 2018
grand hyatt hotel

YOGA WITH A VIEW (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

6:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 AM

MORNING PLENARY
UNLEASHING THE POWER OF STORY!
ROOM: BALLROOM
Presenters:
Felicia T. Perez, Innovation Director, Center for Story-based Strategy
Bernice Julie Shaw, Co-Director, Center for Story-based Strategy

8:30 AM


MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS

A. EVOLVING MOVEMENT BUILDING TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE MOMENT
ROOM: SEQUOIA
Presenters:
Norma Chávez-Peterson, Executive Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties
Joseph Tomás Mckellar, Co-Director, PICO California

B. EMBEDDING DEI AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT INTO ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES
ROOM: CONFERENCE THEATER
Presenters:
Caroline Farrell, Executive Director, Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment (CRPE)
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, President, RespectAbility
Lupe Poblano, Co-Director, CompassPoint

C. PLANNING FOR POLICY PROGRESS IN HEALTH CARE AND COVERAGE IN CALIFORNIA
ROOM: CYPRESS
Presenter:
Anthony Wright, Executive Director, Health Access

D. DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF RESILIENCE
ROOM: FILMORE
Presenter:
Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director, California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC)
Susan Burton, Founder, A New Way of Life and author of “Becoming Ms. Burton”




10:00 AM

BREAK


11:15 AM

NETWORKING LUNCH

11:45 AM

AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS

E. WHERE HAVE WE BEEN? WHERE ARE WE GOING? BUILDING A DURABLE REGIONAL AND STATEWIDE ECOSYSTEM FOR LASTING IMPACT
ROOM: CYPRESS
Presenters:
Gloria Medina, Deputy Director, SCOPE
Alex T. Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association

F. HEALING IS ALSO OUR RESISTANCE
ROOM: FILMORE

Presenters:
Joe Kim, Community Health Director, RYSE
Miriam Mesa, Director of Community Education, CHIRLA

G. SELF-CARE AND PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION: HOW DO WE STAY IN THE WORK FOR THE LONG HAUL?
ROOM: SEQUOIA
Presenters:
Rachel Humphrey, Senior Program Director, Justice Funders
Kimi Mojica, Consulting Director - Equity, Justice Funders

H. MOBILIZING CALIFORNIA’S NEW MAJORITY FOR TRANSFORMATIVE POWER
ROOM: CONFERENCE THEATER

Presenters:
Maricela Morales, Executive Director, CAUSE (Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy)
Luis Antonio Sanchez, Co-Executive Director, Power California

12:45 PM


BREAK

2:00 PM

CLOSING PLENARY
STATE OF RESISTANCE: WHAT CALIFORNIA’S DIZZYING DESCENT AND REMARKABLE RESURGENCE MEAN FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE

ROOM: BALLROOM
DR. MANUEL PASTOR
Director, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)

2:30 PM




3:30 PM CONVENING CLOSE