This conference is sure to be an inspiring journey for all in attendance. This is our opportunity in Contra Costa county, to come together and shake off the dust from the 2016 election season and start anew with a revived and refreshed determination to transform the political ground under our feet! Check out these sample agenda items and let us know what you think! See you June 24th at RPA in Richmond!

Explore the context we are operating in, under our present political reality, and flesh out the “norms” embedded in our cultural assumptions.

Imperialism
White Supremacy
Capitalism
Patriarchy
9:30-10:30
(60 min.)

Current Historical Moment
Introduce and explore concept of ‘conjuncture’
Discuss failures of Neoliberalism and the rise of Neofascism
Mel
10:30-12:00
(90 min.)

LUNCH
12:00-12:30

Analytical Toolbox
Why the electoral terrain is important
Political realignment in the 2016 election
Translating revolt into revolution
Real Pragmatism: the Philosophy of Praxis
Hegemonic apparatus
12:30-1:30
(60 min.)

How Should Revolutionaries Engage in Elections?
Changing the strategic question
Developing symbiotic relationships
Rebel cities
1:30-2:30
(60 min.)

Brief presentations of revolutionary opportunities
Democratic Party
Green Party
Progressive Alliances
2:30-3:00
(30 min.)

Looking Ahead
How can we collaborate in our County?
3:00-4:00
(60 min.)

Wrap Up
Workshop evaluation
Likes / Wishes
4:00-4:15
(15 min.)

Note: We will be accepting donations for food costs to cover breakfast and lunch. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.

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