Saturday, March 25 2017
9:00am - 5:30pm

TAP Compass Conference

Tennessee Alliance for Progress.

Eastwood Christian Church, 1601 Eastland Ave, Nashville, TN 37206.,-86.7428026,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x886468788a4a72d3:0x8dc8c8a3935c4f40!8m2!3d36.1834599!4d-86.7406139?hl=en


8:15 Registration Opens

9:00 10:00: Plenary: Transform Tennessee: Building a Statewide Movement

10:00 noon: Workshops

1. How to Facilitate Effective Meetings to Help Our Movements Win (Part 1)
Katey Lauer Training for Change

2. Arts and Social Movements
Bobbie Negron Freedom Art

3. Resisting Deportation: Immigration Policy and Organizing
Cathy Carillo and Elizabeth Lopez - Workers Dignity and speaker (TBA) from Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition

Noon 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 Plenary: Movement Healing
Micky Scottbey Jones Faith Matters Network

2:00 4:00: Workshops

1. How to Facilitate Effective Meetings to Help Our Movements Win (Part 2)
Katey Lauer Training for Change

2. Economics and Governance
Samir Hazbourn and Rhiana Anthony Highlander Center

3. Community Organizing 101
Mike Cannon and Rosa Ponce SOCM and Dan Joranko TAP

4:00 5:30: Closing Concert: A Musical History of Joe Hill and the Early Labor
Shelly Bottom Duo

Childcare provided; please inform us if you require childcare or interpretation. You can pay at the door, but please register now for food planning. Your group can have a table - either reserve one, or bring your own. You are welcome to donate to our scholarship fund for the conference - go to

Sponsors: Tennessee Alliance for Progress and the Nashville Peace & Justice Center
Co-Sponsors; SOCM, UAW 737, Neighborhood Resource Center, Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Tennessee AFL-CIO, Dickson County Branch - NAACP, Tennessee Chapter - Sierra Club, TAPPS

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