2017 NLC Retreat Agenda

Thursday, July 20, 2017

12pm- 5pm               Welcome Table- Information Desk
                                  The Drury Hotel- Main Lobby


6pm- 9pm                 NLC National Leadership Retreat Welcome Reception

                                 The Andy Warhol Museum- Main Floor & Auditorium
                                 
Spark! Talks & Welcome Speeches 

9pm – 11:30pm        NLC Afterhours: The Foundry 

Friday, July 21, 2017

7am- 8:30am              Complimentary Breakfast
                                   The Drury Hotel- Main Lobby

8:00 -9:00am             Registration
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Main Floor Lobby

9:05- 9:25am             Opening Remarks and Spark! Talks
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium
                                    
9:25 – 9:50am             Keynote: Senator Jeff Merkley (OR)
                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

9:55- 10:30am           Millennial Compact with America- Authors Panel
                              
10:30-10:45am          Break/ Transition

10:45am-12pm         Strategic Dialogues: Breakout # 1
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                   Challenging Oppressive Moments: NLC Diversity Committee – Café
                                   NLC Women’s Caucus Annual Meeting – Education Center
                                   Know Your Rights: Civil Disobedience – Studio

12pm- 12:30pm        Lunch
                                   
August Wilson Cultural Center- Second Floor Lobby

12:30- 1:30pm           Strategic Dialogues: Breakout # 2
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                   Opening Networking – Café
                                   NLC Opportunities – Education Center
                                   Rural/Urban Divide – Studio
                                   NLC LE Trainers Meeting – Conference Room Lounge

1:30-1:45pm              Break/ Transition

1:45 – 2:10pm           Spark! Talks

                                  August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

2:10 – 2:45pm           Keynote: Senator Bob Casey (PA)
                                  August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

2:45- 3pm                  Break/ Transition

3pm – 3:45pm          Battleground: Pennsylvania

                                  August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

3:45- 4pm                  Break/ Transition

4pm- 5:15pm              Strategic Dialogues: Breakout # 3

                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                    My America/ Headshots* – Café
                                    The Art of Negotiation – Education Center
                                    NLC Black Caucus Annual Meeting – Studio
                                    Expansion Chapter Director Session – Conference Room Lounge
                                   
5:15-5:30pm              Break/ Transition

5:30- 5:45pm             Spark! Talks

                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium
                                
5:45- 6:15pm             Keynote- NLC Co-Chair Mike Blake
                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

6:15 -6:30pm             Closing Notes and Announcements
                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

7pm – 10pm             NLC Afterhours: Market Square


Saturday, July 22, 2017

7am- 8:30am               Complimentary Breakfast
                                    The Drury Hotel- Main Lobby

8:30 -9:00am             Registration

                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Main Floor Lobby

9:00- 9:40am             The State of New Leaders Council
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium                                

9:40-9:50am              Break/ Transition

9:50am-12pm              Building Leaders Training: Breakout # 1
                                    August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                    NLC 2.0 (Requires pre-registration) – Studio
                                    Chapter Director Meeting & Training – Education Center
                                    Facilitating Conversations with NLC Diversity Committee– Auditorium
                                    Campaign Crash Course- Café

12pm-12:10pm         Break/ Transition

12:10- 1:10pm           All Politics is Local: NLC Mayor’s Panel
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

1:10- 1:30pm             Lunch
                                   
August Wilson Cultural Center- Second Floor Lobby

1:30-2:45pm              Building Leaders Training: Breakout # 2
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                   Chapter Development – Studio
                                   Chapter Director Meeting & Training – Education Center
                                   Fatigued from the Fight- Café
                                  

2:45- 3pm                  Break/ Transition

3pm-4:10pm             Building Leaders Training: Breakout # 3
                                  August Wilson Cultural Center- Varying Locations
                                  NLC Curriculum – Studio
                                  Chapter Director Meeting & Training – Education Center
                                  Social Movements & Progress – Cafe                                

4:10 -4:20pm             Break/ Transition

4:20- 4:35pm             Spark! Talks
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium
                                  
4:35- 4:55pm             Call to Action Keynote: Na’ilah Amaru
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

4:55-5pm                   Closing Notes and Announcements
                                   August Wilson Cultural Center- Auditorium

7pm- 10:30pm          NLC National Leadership Retreat Awards Dinner
                                  PNC Park- Hall of Fame Terrace                         

10:30pm- 1am          NLC National Leadership Retreat Afterhours Dance Party
                                  PNC Park- Hall of Fame Terrace