National Gathering 2016

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OUTLINE FOR NATIONAL GATHERING

FYI: Hotel reservations must be made by July 18th. Click here to get the special discounted rate. 

Click here for more information on the gathering and to download the registration packet.

Friday, August 12, 2016:

  • 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Vendors set-up
  • 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Check-In and Registration (9:30 to 10 p.m. Late Registration)
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner
  • 7:30 p.m. – Prayer/Worship/Plenary Session with Lisa Sharon Harper: Sojourners (Chief Church Engagement Office)
  • 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Reception

Saturday, August 13, 2016:

  • 7:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Vendors
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Registration
  • 7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – Prayer:/Worship/Plenary Session with Adrienne L. Hollis: WE ACT (Federal Policy Director) & Kerene Tayloe
  • 11:00 a.m. – Break-out workshops
  • 1:00 p.m. – Box Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. – Public Witness in Baltimore: Working with residents and 2 city coalitions; we will help clean up the 900 Block Of Carrolton St., W. Baltimore, join a block party and have a Prayer Service with the community
  • 5:00 p.m. – Dinner on your own and free evening
  • 7 p.m. AND 9 p.m. – Transportation provided back to hotel

Sunday, August 14, 2016:

  • 7:00 a.m. to noon – Vendors
  • 7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – Plenary Session with – Rocco Puopolo, s.x.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Closing Liturgy
  • Noon to 1 p.m. – Check-out and departure

WORKSHOPS:

  • Racial Injustice and Immigration with Diana Pliego & Ivone Guillen
  • Racial Injustice and Care of the Earth and Climate with John Rausch
  • Racial Injustice and the U.S. Criminal Justice System with Nicole D. Porter: Sentencing Project D.C.
  • Racial Injustice and Islamophobia with Catherine Osborn: Shoulder-to-Shoulder
  • Racial Injustice and Militarism with Phyllis Bennis: Institute for Policy Studies and Felicia Eaves

Click here for more information on the gathering and to download the registration packet.