NATIONAL ACTIVISM DAY 2020 SCHEDULE
October 3rd, 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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"WHY SHOULD I BE INVOLVED IN ACTIVISM?"
12:00-12:45 PM EST
We are opening up our full day workshop with a personal student panel! You will hear from 4-5 student activists on the importance of being apart of activism and how exactly you can get involved in your own community. We highly recommend you attend this session!
"MINORITY CAUCUS SESSION"
1:00-2:00 PM EST
We have invited multiple caucuses from the AAPI Caucus to the Women's Caucus to host sessions on specific minority related issues in activism and politics. You may even have the opportunity to join their organization and help carry our their goals for the rest of the year. This is an amazing opportunity to find your safe space and further your narrative!
"WHY DO WE NEED BIPARTISANSHIP"
2:15-2:45 PM EST
Presented by No Labels Senior Advisor Holly Page. This session is a great opportunity to get a full in-depth understanding of why bipartisanship is a critical issue that needs to be resolved in today's political climate. We hope you come join us to learn about how to make actual change in D.C.
"YOUTH IMPORTANCE IN POLICY REFORM"
3:00-3:45 PM EST
We have invited 2 influential district candidates to speak on the importance of how youth can get involved in policy reform to truly make an impact on a local, state and even national level. This is a great opportunity for you to listen to real-time politicians and receive more insight on what it's like to be in a political environment.
"THE IMPORTANCE OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN YOUR OWN COMMUNITY"
4:00-4:45 PM EST
We have invited Civics Unplugged, StandNow, Project Mislead, Fed Up and OptForAction, our civic engagement organizations, to host a panel on why it's important to be active in your own community, how to further your aspirations, and what's it like to run an activist organization. This is also a great opportunity to get involved and learn more about these amazing organizations.
"WHERE IS SUCCESS FOUND IN POLITICS?"
5:00-5:30 PM EST
We have invited guest speakers: Congressman Beto O'Rourke, former Presidential and Senatorial Candidate, and Delilah Agho-Otoghile, CEO and Founder of VoteSimply, Former Field Director of the Stacey Abrahms Campaign, and Texas State Director of Beto O'Rouke, to speak to you all about how to find success in whatever you want to do, specifically with finding your passions, mobilizing others to join your fight, and successfully carrying events! This is a great opportunity to hear from someone who has had years of experience in the political field and who has dedicated her life into helping others find success and create an impact on our political environment.
"HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY TAKE ACTION IN YOUR OWN COMMUNITY"
5:45-6:15 PM EST
We have invited Beto O'Rourke's Youth Wing of Powered by People, Powered by Youth, to host an amazing session on successful canvassing. This canvassing opportunity is a great way to learn how to successfully organize events to make sure you maximize your impact as much as possible!
"FIGHTING RACIAL INJUSTICE WITHIN YOUR OWN SCHOOL"
6:30-7:00 PM EST
We have invited Diversify Our Narrative to give a presentation on how to fight racial injustice within your own school district. This is an amazing opportunity to find out how to get involved on a local level. Since majority of you guys still attend school, this is a great way to learn how to make an impact on your peers and their daily lives surrounding racism.
"PHONEBOOK FOR FLIP DISTRICT CANDIDATES IN YOUR STATE!"
7:15-8:30 PM EST
Led by Taylor Hogeland from SisterDistrict, you will have the opportunity to try your first phone bank (if you have not yet already!) This is a great opportunity to volunteer for candidates in your area and make incredibly influential change on Capitol Hill.