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October 17th  

8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration Opens. Breakfast available.

9:00 - 10:15 am

Opening Plenary

Writing Our Joyful Story

10:15 - 10:30 am

Break and Transition with refreshments

*Refreshments will be served on 7th Floor

10:30 - 11:20 am

Concurrent Block A


Available Session Tracks:

  • Education: Early Care & Education
    Educating to Liberate: Building Strong Partnerships for Early Care and Education

  • Health: Mental Health/Wellbeing
    Healing Ourselves to Heal Our Communities

  • Food Systems: Food Apartheid & Sovereignty
    Recreating Our Food System: Naming Food Apartheid & Providing Sustainable Solutions for Food Sovereignty

  • Data Storytelling Lightning Talks

11:20 - 11:30 am

Break and Transition

11:30 - 12:20 pm

Concurrent Block B


Available Session Tracks

  • Education: Advocacy & Justice
    Justice Now: Advocating for Healing-Centered Policy

  • Health: Birth Equity
    The Journey from Injustice to Joy

  • Food Systems: Youth Leadership
    Navigating the Future: Empowering Youth through Innovative Education

12:20 - 1:15 pm


1:20 - 2:10 pm

Concurrent Block C


Available Session Tracks

  • Education: Collective Leadership
    Leading Ourselves to Liberation: Collaborative Leadership Models

  • Health: Healing Community Partnerships
    The Power of Partnership: Healing Ourselves in Beloved Community

  • Food Systems: Cooperatives
    Community Centered Model Food Markets as a Pathway to Civic Engagement

  • Data Storytelling Lightning Talks

2:10 - 2:30 pm

Break and Transition

*Refreshments will be served on 7th Floor

2:30 - 4:00 pm

Closing Plenary

Stepping into Our Future Together: Taking Action for Joy, Justice, and Healing

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Optional Networking Space

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