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Southeast Immigrant Rights Network

Southeast Immigrant Rights Network

2018 SEIRN Conference

Remember. Reconnect. Reclaim.

Program

Friday, October 5

 

9:30 am-10 am                       Registration

 

10 am-5:30 pm                      Pre-gathering: Resisting ICE Enforcement in the Trump                                                     Era

 

5:30 pm-6:30 pm                    Conference registration

6 pm-7 pm                              Dinner

 

7 pm-9 pm                              Opening session:

  • Procession and altar

  • Welcome

  • Story circles

9 pm                                         Campfire and s'mores

 

 

Saturday, October 6

 

7:30 am-8:30 am                    Breakfast

8:00 am-8:45 am                    Registration

8:45 am-12:30 pm                 Morning session:

  • Welcome and icebreaker

  • Plenary: Resisting the attacks and celebrating our dignity

 

12:30 pm-1:15 pm                Lunch 

 

1:15 pm- 3 pm                      Recreation and healing activities (subject to change)

  • Zip line

  • Climbing wall

  • Giant swing

  • Canoes

  • Jarana workshop

  • Heart healing

  • drum circle

  • meditation

  • yoga

  • herbal teas and tints

 

 

3:15 pm-5:45 pm                    Workshops (subject to change)

  • Conflict transformation

  • How to set up a community action hotline

  • Know Your Rights in these times

  • Cultural organizing as leadership development

  • Building solidarity: a strategy conversation

  • self-led caucuses

 

6:00-6:30 pm                          Workshop report backs and group picture

 

6:30 pm-7:30 pm                    Dinner

 

8:00 pm                                   Cultural celebration and dancing

 

10:00 pm                                  Campfire

Sunday, October 7

 

8:00 am-9:00 am                    Breakfast

 

9:00 am-12:30 pm                  Plenary session:

  • Tools for resilience

  • Reflection and Commitments

  • Evaluation

  • Welcoming the children

  • Final celebration and closing

 

12:30 pm                               Boxed lunch