Schedule

The agenda below provides the when and where of everything happening during the three days. At this unconference, what happens during each session is driven by the participants.

Visit The Board located outside Rooms 311-315 to submit your sessions each morning and find out more about the daily sessions you can go to.

 

Fri30th

  • 12:00–2:00 PM

    Caucus Meetings

    *NOTE: Caucuses are held at
    William H. Thummel Business Center,
    University of Baltimore

    Room 1: Voting Rights & Redistricting

    Room 2: Disability & Chronic Conditions Organizing

    Room 3: Baltimore Local Organizing

    Room 4: Criminal Justice Reform/Policing

    Interested in participating in a caucus meeting? Sign up here!

  • 2:00–4:00 PM

    Caucus Meetings

    Room 1: Low Income Communities Organzing

    Room 2: Immigration

    Room 3: Reproductive Justice

    Room 4: Climate Justice

  • 4:00–6:00 PM

    Caucus Meetings

    Room 1: Racial Justice

    Room 2: Housing

    Room 3: Campaign Finance Reform

    Room 4: Trans Organizing

  • 6:00–8:00 PM

    Caucus Meetings

    Room 1: Gender Justice

    Room 2: Tech

    Room 3: Healthcare

    Room 4: Fair Workplaces

Sat1st

  • 8:00 AM

    Doors open, registration begins

    Stop by The Board located outside Rooms 311–315 and fill out a session form! Deadline for submissions to be included in Saturday’s sessions is 10 AM.

  • 9:00–9:45 AM

    Welcome Plenary: Welcome to RootsCamp 2018

    Toria C. Boldware, RootsCamp Manager

    Deepa Kunapuli, Arianna Genis, Adriana Barboza

  • 10:00 AM

    Exhibition Hall opens

    Visit Room 307 to learn more about our partners and sponsors.

  • 10:00 AM–12:25 PM

    Training Block 1

    We will be offering four skills trainings. Each training lasts through two session blocks and is open to anyone at RootsCamp.

    Digital Organizing: Finding Your People Online

    Movement Building: Strategic Planning for Upcoming Legislative Cycle

  • 10:00–11:00 AM

    Session Block 1

    These sessions will be pre-filled from Friday’s caucuses. They will be up on The Board at the start of the day. The schedule for Session blocks 2-4 will go up by the end of this session.

    Check out the sessions daily on our online Board. Each session block will contain a wide variety of sessions happening simultaneously. Consult The Board and Twitter for help choosing!

  • 11:25 AM–12:25 PM

    Session Block 2

  • 12:15 –2:00 PM

    Lunch Break

    Grab some new friends and continue the conversation over lunch. Also stop by the Exhibition Hall!

  • 1:30 PM

    Plenary: Sayu Bhojwani

    Introduced by Adriana Barboza

  • 2:15–4:30 PM

    Training Block 2

    This training block will last through Session Blocks 3 and 4 with a break at 3:15 PM.

    Candidates: Running for Office and Building Your Base

    Movement Building: Grassroots Lobbying

  • 2:15–3:15 PM

    Session Block 3

  • 3:15–3:30 PM

    Break

  • 3:30–4:30 PM

    Session Block 4

  • 5:00 PM

    Exhibition Hall Closes

  • 4:45–5:45 PM

    Closing Plenary: Local Leaders in Baltimore

    Caryn York, Charly Carter, Kristerfer Burnett 

Sun2nd

  • 8:00 AM

    Doors open, registration begins.

    Have a great idea from Saturday or a conversation you’d really like to continue? Stop by The Board and fill out a session form! Deadline for submissions to be included in Sunday’s sessions is 9:45 AM.

  • 9:00–9:30 AM

    Opening Plenary: Selina Musuta, Mozilla Foundation Fellow

    Introduced by Toria Boldware

  • 9:30 AM

    Exhibition Hall open

  • 9:45 AM–12:00 PM

    Training Block 3

    This training will last through Session Blocks 5 & 6.

    Candidates: Running for Office and Building Your Base

    Movement Building: Grassroots Lobbying

  • 9:45–10:45 AM

    Session Block 5

    Sessions at this time will be pre-filled, the remainder of Sunday’s schedule will be available by the end of this session. Please visit The Board for details.

  • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

    Session Block 6

    Check The Board, pick a session. Vote with your feet!

  • 12:00–1:30 PM

    Lunch Break

  • 1:30 PM

    Plenary: Representative-Elect Ilhan Omar

    Introduced by Britney Whaley

  • 12:00–3:00 PM

    Career Fair

    Interested in job opportunities? Bring your resume and head on down to Room 307 to find out more!
    More information on the career fair here.

  • 2:00–4:15 PM

    Training Block 4

    This training will last through Session Blocks 7 and 8 with a break at 3 PM.

    Digital Organizing: Finding Your People Online

    Movement Building: Strategic Planning for Upcoming Legislative Cycle

  • 2:00–3:00 PM

    Session Block 7

  • 3:00–3:15 PM

    Break

  • 3:15–4:15 PM

    Session Block 8

  • 4:30–5:30 PM

    Closing Plenary: Deepa Iyer

    Introduced by Deepa Kunapuli