All Conference Materials are available here:

Conference Program English.pdf
Session Descriptions_English.pdf
Speaker Bios_English.pdf


En Español:

Conference Program_Spanish.pdf
Session Descriptions_Spanish.pdf
Speaker Bios_Spanish.pdf


Friday, October 13th

8:00am: Registration, Continental Breakfast         

8:30am: Opening Ceremony: Danza Azteca de Santa Philomena

9:00 – 9:30am: Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:45: Opening Plenary: “Grounding our Work with Vision, Possibility, and Direction”

10:45 – 11:30am:Keynote Speaker: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., President and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus

11:30 – 12:00pm: Interactive Group Activity

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch: – Box lunch provided

1:00 – 2:30pm: Breakout Workshops and Panels


2:30 – 2:45pm: Break

2:45 – 4:00pm: End of Day Plenary: “From Local to Global: Highlighting Points of Connection, Contention and Collaboration”  

4:00pm:  Closing

6:00-8:00pm: Hosted Networking Reception at DoubleTree Hotel 2 located at Civic Center Plaza Drive, Carson, CA

 Saturday, October 14th

8:00am:  Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30am: Welcome and Review of the Day

9:30 – 10:45am: Morning Plenary: “Impact! National Collaborations, Campaigns in the United States”

10:45am: Break

11:00 – 12:30pm: Breakout Workshops and Panels


12:30 – 1:00pm: Lunch Box lunch provided

1:00 -2:30pm: Breakout Workshops and Panels


2:30pm: Break

2:45 – 4:00pm: Closing Plenary: “Movement Building”

4:00 – 4:30pm: Interactive evaluation and reflection

4:30pm: Closing