WeCAN: Spring Into Action - Schedule

12:00 pm - Welcome
Get lunch from Tito's Tacos and Anon's Thai Food, groove to the Afrobeat band: Vermont Shakedown, and chat with local organizers
12:25 pm - Welcome & What to Expect**
12:35 pm - "Understanding the System: How to be Effective at Making Change: " - Emilie Kornheiser
12:40 pm - "Joyful Resistance: Making it Sustainable" - Ann Braden
12:45 pm - Keynote: "A Call to Action" - Senate Majority Leader Becca Balint
1:00 pm - Racial Justice
The Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity, Black Lives Matter VT - South, Community Equity Collaborative, Lost River Racial Justice, Windham County NAACP
1:25 pm - Social Justice
Green Mountain Crossroads, Families First, Women's Freedoms Center, Women's Action Team, Planned Parenthood Defenders of Southern Vermont, The Hive Mutual Support Network
1:50 pm - Family-Friendly Activism
Parenting for Social Justice, Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change: Project of 350 Vermont, Family Solidarity Action Network, Local Love Brigade
2:15 pm - Yoga with Laura Tabachnik of Yoga Locally (a donation-based vigorous Vinyasa to benefit the Brattleboro community)
Caring for the world starts with caring for yourself.
2:30 pm - Getting Political:
Brattleboro Indivisible, Sister District Project/Swing Left, Putney Huddle, Windham County Democrats, Windham County Progressives, Civic Engagement 101
2:55pm - Economic Justice
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Rights and Democracy, Vermont Workers' Center, The Root Social Justice Center, Cross Class Dialogue Circle, Green America's Green Business Network
3:20 pm - Climate Justice
350 Brattleboro, Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change: Project of 350 Vermont, Post Oil Solutions, Edible Brattleboro, a Post Oil Solutions Project, Safe & Green Campaign, Living Earth Action Group
3:45 pm - Closing
Song and Solidarity leads us all in songs of resistance and persistence.

***Family Fun***

1:00pm - Puppet Show by Sandglass Theater

3:00pm - Song and Movement with Robin Morgan

Face painting and Love Brigade postcard-making station throughout the day!