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Agenda

9:00 AM - Registration/Breakfast

10:00 AM - Welcome

10:20 AM - Keynote, Jacqui Patterson, NAACP

11:00 AM - Communtiy Activism Awards

11:20 AM - Hall Pass

11:30 AM - Workshop Session I

  • A View from the Top: The Department of Environmental Protection in 2015
  • Political Savvy: Choosing the right decision-maker and honing your power-map
  • Tell the Best Version of Your Campaign Story
  • Shutting Things Down to Open Things Up: Direct Action and Building Possible Futures
  • Money for the Movement: Inspiring People to Invest in Your Campaign
  • Getting your message out there: How to use banners in your local campaign
  • Academic-Community Partnerships: An Open Forum on Collaborative Environmental Health Research
  • Down and Dirty: Restoring Ecosystems in Your Own Backyard to Reverse Global Warming

12:20 PM - Hall Pass

12:30 PM - Lunch
Petrochemical America: Guided tour of the photography exhibit

1:30 PM - Hall Pass

1:40 PM - Workshop Session II

  • Go Solar, Massachusetts!
  • What’s with all these pipelines and what is being done about it
  • Pilgrim Nuclear Reactor- Within 50 miles from Boston, Worcester, Providence and you?
  • Big Money v The Grassroots: The Fight to Make America's Democracy Fair
  • Getting to Zero Waste: Thinking Beyond the Recycling Bin
  • What to use when: social Media and your campaigns
  • A Pesticide Free Community: How and you can get your town there
  • State of the State Policy on Climate Change: where is Massachusetts Climate Change policy, and what still needs to be done?

3:10 PM - Hall Pass

3:20 PM - Workshop Session III

  • What's next for the climate movement after the People's Climate March?
  • Environmental Justice and #BlackLivesMatter
  • Energy Efficiency From A(ir conditioning) to Z(ero net buildings)
  • What is the electric grid and how does it work?
  • Moving towards a cancer free economy
  • Flame Retardants: An intersection of public health and public safety

4:50 PM - Reception

5:20 PM - END