Info to Know about Attending A Future Worth Fighting For

We’re excited that you and hundreds of other Iowans are joining us for our 2018 annual convention: A Future Worth Fighting For on Saturday, July 21. Together, we’ll turn the resistance of today into political power for the future we need. Here are your Saturday, July 21 “Details to know”: Registration opens at 8 am. The event kicks off at 9 am! At the registration table, you’ll receive your program packet, your t-shirt ticket, and your name badge. Please plan time to park, walk, and get through registration on time. > What to wear — all registrants get a FREE T-SHIRT:  We’re excited to have an event t-shirt for all registrants! T-shirts will be available at registration. Sizes will be first come, first serve. We’d love for you to wear the t-shirt at the event. What’s more powerful (and photogenic) than a room full of social justice fighters? Hundreds wearing the same shirt in solidarity, that’s what! Otherwise, we’re a fairly casual crowd, BUT we do...

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Agenda – A Future Worth Fighting For Annual Convention

8:00 am          Registration & Coffee Grand Concourse Coffee available in Grand Concourse Pie auction, photo booth, and action tables open 9:00 am         Opening Plenary Rooms 303-306 Welcome Cherie Mortice, member Nuestra Danza Sin Fronteras Barb Kalbach, CCI Action Board President Lori Young, member We Still Rise Cathy Glasson, member and movement candidate How we win: Aligning and Organizing across race, place, class, and gender  Favianna Rodriguez, CultureStrike Rashad Robinson, Color of Change George Goehl, People’s Action 10:30 am      Break 10:40 am      Workshops – Session 1                                                      Rooms 301-310 Organizing in Trump Country: Beating Back Corporate Ag’s Attack in Missouri (Room 301) **The Power of Art, Culture, and Storytelling in Social Justice Movements (Room 306) From Protest to Power: Movement Politics in Practice (Room 308) The...

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July 21 Workshop Lineup

What are you willing to fight for? The stakes are high in 2018! Almost all statewide offices are up for election, including the Governor’s seat. This election will shape Iowa for generations. We need to fight today for our shared future and be clear about what it should look like.

On July 21 we come together for our annual convention to plan the fight of our lives. Don't miss the chance to learn from and be inspired by these powerful movement leaders.

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