Summit Program Schedule
Saturday, October 12, 2019
7:30 am – 5:15 pm
Olympia UU Congregation
2315 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502
|Registration & Light Breakfast||7:15 - 8:30|
|Justice Fair & Exhibits Set-up 7:00 - 7:30|
|Justice Fair - Intersectional Programs that Work||7:30 - 8:30|
|Grab breakfast and tour the building to "visit" effective congregational justice projects and presentations by Meaningful Movies Project and Backbone Campaign.|
|Welcome, Worship, and Charge to Us All||8:45 - 9:15|
|Rev. Mary Gear calls us to work, with inspiring words, music, and a challenge for this day and year.|
|Intersectionality: Challenge and Invitation||9:15 - Noon|
|Ruth Idakula and Rev. Deanna Vandiver offer faithful grounding and spiritual practices for our intersectional lives, as they bring forward lessons learned post hurricane Katrina. Includes breakout workshops and plenaries.|
|Lunch & Exhibits||Noon - 1:00|
|Intersectionality: Meeting the Challenge||1:00 - 2:30|
|Rev. Carol McKinley leads a panel including Mary Ybarra, Poor Peoples’ Campaign; Steve Tilley, Justice Not Jails; Tim Ransom, homelessness, tiny houses; and Ivy Gentian, youth climate activist.|
|Breakout Sessions||2:45 - 4:00|
|Choose a session akin to your justice passions. Strengthen your planning by recognizing and addressing intersectionality.|
|*Economic Justice* including: Education, Health Care, Housing, Poor People’s Campaign, Income/Wage, State Bank, Taxation, Wealth, Disparities due to systemic oppressions, and more.
|*Environmental Justice* including:
Agriculture, Climate Change, Climate Justice, Indigenous Rights, Fossil Fuel Projects, Extractive Industry Projects, Displacement and Forced Migration, Industrial Pollution, Rights of Nature, Rights to a livable planet, and more .
|*Justice Systems* (Civil & Criminal) including:: Affirmative Action, Black Lives Matter/Movements for Black Lives, Immigration, Criminal Justice Reform, Detention, Human Rights, LGBTQ Protections, Mass Incarceration, Migration, Refugees, Restorative Justice, Treaty Rights and more .
|*Democracy Imperiled* including: Balance of Power, Citizen’s United, Constitutional threats, Election Interference, Free Speech, Gerrymandering, Right to Protest, Rise of Police State, Voter Registration/Suppression, Voting Systems, Voting Rights (felons), and more .
|Advancing Justice in Our Intersectional World||4:15 - 5:00|
|Juan Alaniz, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager for WA State Health Care Authority and Chair of the WA State Latino Leadership Network will be our barnburner keynote speaker.|
|Closing Worship & Song||5:00 - 5:15|