Raise the Roots 2013 Conference Agenda

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Raise the Roots 2013

Conference Agenda

Tuesday June 4th

5:30-6:00 pm - Welcome!

6:00-7:30 pm -  Film Screening: Inequality for All

7:30-8:00 pm - Questions and Answers

8:30-9:00 pm - Panel Topic: Organizing for Success, Trends and Challenges in State Tax Policy with Meg Wiehe of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, David Gray of Louisiana Budget Project, Broderick Bagert of Together Baton Rouge; moderated by Steve Schnapp of UFE.

9:00 - ACTION! (Details to come.)

Wednesday June 5th 

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9:00-9:15 am - Welcome!

9:15-10:30 am

10:30-10:45 am - Break

10:45-12:00 pm

    • Engaging Business Leaders and Wealthy People in Progressive Organizing Campaigns with Jessica Morneault of Responsible Wealth
    • Enhancing Organizing with Data and Technology with Brad Lichtenstein of BizzVizz and Amy Ngai of Sunlight Foundation

12:00-1:00 pm - Lunch

1:15-3:30 pm

    • From Seats to Streets: Using Film to Move the Masses with Molly Murphy and Andy Myers of Working Films
    • Creativity and Action in Organizing with Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert of the Center for Artistic Activism

3:30-3:45 pm - Break

3:45-5:00 pm - Youth Organizing: Engaging Young People in Activism and Policy Campaigns with Chris Messinger of Boston Mobilization, Pema Doma of YMORE, and Will Buford of the Funder Collaborative for Youth Organizing; moderated by Marie-Frances Rivera of Hyams Foundation.

Thursday June 6th
Final day is for TFOC members only 

9:00-10:15 am - Robin Hood Tax

10:15-10:30 am - Break

10:30-11:45 am - Idealized Tax Model

11:45-1:00 pm - Lunch/Participatory Planning Process