Thursday, Jan. 11

3:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.Registration

Friday, Jan. 12

8:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.Conference Registration & Exhibits
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.Opening Plenary: Movement Building
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Workshop Sessions

  • The Flint Water Crisis: Infrastructure, Politics and Public Safety
  • Are You Too Poor to Be Free? (The Case Against Modern Day Debtors Prisons)
  • We've Come this Far by Faith…Now what?
  • Protecting All Workers: The Economic Truth Beyond the Fight for Immigration Reform
  • Racism is Long Gone. Should We Just Move On?
  • Does Your Organization Look Like Your Membership?
  • You and #MeToo: Bullying, Sexual and Workplace Harassment
5:30 p.m.–7:15 p.m.Opening Reception

Saturday, Jan. 13

7 a.m.–NoonConference Registration & Exhibits
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.Community Town Hall
Noon–5:30 p.m.Day of Community Service
Departures begin at noon. Boxed lunches will be provided at community service sites.

Sunday, Jan. 14

7:00 a.m–8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.Conference Registration & Exhibits
7:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.Interfaith Service
10:00 a.m–12:30 p.m.Plenary: Building Political Power
12:30–1:30 p.m.

Lunch (Outside of workshop rooms)

1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m.

Workshops and Political Training Bootcamps I

  • Organizing: People, Power & Change
  • Diversifying the Classroom: Examining the Teacher Pipeline
  • Each One, Reach One 
  • The Campaign to Destroy Unions 
  • My Vote Is Not For Sale
  • Working Women: Run To Win
  • Locked Up and Locked Out: Why Courts Matter 
  • Beyond Twitter and Facebook 
  • Everything Begins With Member Mobilization 
  • Who Are You Talking To? 
  • Voter Registration Is the Real Resistance
6:15 p.m.–7:15 p.m.Gala Tickets Will Call Pickup
6:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Gala Doors Open
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Awards Gala (Ticketed)

Monday, Jan. 15

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m.Departures for Parade
10 a.m.-12 p.m.40th Annual "Original" MLK Jr. Parade Celebration
 Conference Concludes