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2012 New Leaders Council "Move Powerfully" Leadership Retreat Agenda

So you're on your way to Atlanta and you're wondering what to expect. Here is the complete rundown of 2012 NLC National Retreat activities. Learn more about our speakers, panelists and moderators or download our handy NLC MovePowerfully Retreat guidebook to your smartphone or tablet!

Move Powerfully

2012 New Leaders Council National Leadership Retreat

Melia Hotel

590 West Peachtree St NW, Atlanta GA

Friday, August 3

(I) denotes a workshop for established chapter leadership, (II) denotes a workshop for new chapter leadership

9:00am State of New Leaders Council Address from Executive Director Mark Riddle
9:20am State of the Institute Programs/Finance Director Matti Miranda
9:50am Wrap up/ Q&A with Mark Riddle and Matti Miranda
10:15-11:00am Chapter Director Training: Denise Heitzenroder, Mike Traxinger
10:15-11:00am Selections (II) Committee Training: Lucas Botello
10:15-11:15am Communications Committee Training: Lauren Brown Jarvis
11:15a.m-12:15pm Curriculum (I) Committee Training: Alise Roderer, Rob Orthman, Myesha Good
11:15a.m.-12:15pm Finance (I) Committee Training : Matti Miranda, Andrea Olson, Matt Tompkins
12:30pm Diversity Luncheon w/ Julius Pryor III
2:00pm Progressive Values Lunch by Michael Moschella
3:15pm-4:00pm Selections (I) Committee Training: Lucas Botello
3:15pm-4:00pm Alumni Committee Training: Chris Fadeff, Alex Voetsch
3:15pm-4:15pm Curriculum (II) Committee Training: Alise Roderer, Rob Orthman, Myesha Good
4:15pm-5:15pm Mentor Committee Training: Kula Koenig
4:15pm-5:15pm Finance (II) Committee Training : Matti Miranda, Andrea Olson, Matt Tompkins
5:30pm-6:30pm Chapter Breakout Begins
5:30pm-6:15pm New Leadership Wrap Up: Justin Braz
6:15pm-6:30pm New Leadership Breakout
6:35pm Top of the Chop Retreat Dinner // Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros at Turner Field
11:59pm Evening Concludes

Saturday, August 4

8:30am - 9:30am Chapter Workshop Recap
10:00am - 10:15am Opening Remarks by Executive Director Mark Riddle
10:20am - 11:10am
Southern Progress: Building Progressive Alliances in the South

Panelists: Saba Long, Doug Shipman, Richard Ray, Damian Perez

Moderator: Howard Franklin, C'2010 New Leaders Council Atlanta

Fellows Forum #1 Why I'm a Black ProgressiveCharles Cole C'2011 New Leaders Council San Francisco
Lunch Keynote: Moving Powerfully in the Public & Private Square

Al Checchi, Author and Former Chairman of Northwest Airlines

Introduction by Montoya McGhee Ho-Sang, C'2012 New Leaders Council Atlanta
Fellows Forum #2 Resistance is Fertile: Growing a Progressive MovementSaira Raza, C'2012 New Leaders Council Atlanta
A Woman Powered Economy: Women Creating Change Through Social & Cultural Change

Panelists: Dr. Arlene Lester, Representative Yasmin Neal, Julius Pryor III

Moderator: Stacey Chavis, C'2010 New Leaders Council Atlanta

Fellows Forum #3 Progressive Collaboration in Education

Casey Lamb, C'2010 New Leaders Council Atlanta
Give Powerfully: Progressive Fundraising & PhilanthropyPanelists: Chad Kennedy, Kristin Oblander, Justin Tanner

Moderator: Lauren Brown Jarvis, C'2012 New Leaders Council Atlanta

4:00pm - 7:00pm ENJOY ATLANTA!
Move Powerfully Awards Dinner & Reception

Keynote: Kim Bearden, Co-Founder, Executive Director & Language Arts Teacher, Ron Clark Academy

Introduction by Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan

11:00pm-Until *****Progressive After Party Hosted by The World Famous G-Mack*****

Sunday, August 5

Farewell Brunch w/ New Leaders Council Executive Director Mark Riddle
1:00p.m. Civil Rights Tour w/ Councilman Kwanza Hall

Atlanta - Augusta - Austin - Boston - Broward - Capital District NY - Chicago - Cincinnati - Cleveland - Connecticut - Dallas - Denver - Des Moines
Detroit - Houston - Kentucky - Los Angeles - Louisiana - Madison - Maine - Maryland - Miami - Montana - Nashville - New Hampshre - New Jersey - New York City
North Carolina - Oakland - Omaha - Orlando - Palm Beach - Philadelphia - Pittsburgh - Rhode Island - Sacramento - San Antonio - San Francisco - Silicon Valley

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