Workshop Information

This year, we have a diverse array of subjects that will be covered and we are honored to have an amazing group of individuals and organizations that will be running these workshops.

11:15am – 12:45pm

Power Mapping in the OC
By: Angelica Ramos and Ayel Sayed, Co-Directors of the New Leaders Council

Gearing Up for Round 4: Women of Color Organizing to Defeat Parental Notification Issues
By: National Organization for Women, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

We Are Not Worth More. They Are Not Worth Less.
By: S. Brian Willson

The Rubber Stamp Process: Broken Governance in Planning & Development
By: Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development, with Robert Nothoff, co-author of “The Rubber Stamp Process”

Unions 101
By: Orange County Labor Federation

Taking Action to Protect FAIR Education
By: Orange County Equality Coalition

1:45pm – 3:15pm

Why I Hate Religion, But Stay Anyway
By: Progressive Christians United with Panelists: Father Geoff Farrow, AJ Blackwood, M.Div., Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson

Day Laborers in Struggle
By: Colectivo Tonantzin

Becoming a Social Change Agent
By: United Nations Association – USA, OC Chapter

Medicare for All & CA’s Proposed Bill
By: Progressive Democrats of America

Agent Orange and Depleted Uranium: Their Impact to the Environment and You
By: Military Families Speak Out (Orange County South Bay Chapters), and Veterans for Peace Long Beach

Are We Racing to Nowhere or Waiting for Superman?
By: Dr. Gavin Huntley-Fenner