Schedule subject to change

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

International Day of Peace

Plenary Sessions 1:00pm – 5pm

Indigenous Peoples Welcome – Shelly Covert, Nisenan Tribe Nevada City Rancheria Spokesperson and Tribal Council Member
Interfaith Blessing – Pastor Joy Johnson, Sister Hansa, Asif Haq and Rev. Maureen White
Honoring the International Day of Peace – Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee and Kira Carrillo Corser
California Vision with message from Julie Chavez Rodriguez

Keynotes:

Angela Mooney D'Arcy (Acjachemen Nation) – Cultivating Consciousness on California Indian Homelands
Dolores Huerta – California In Crisis
Stacey Lawson – California as Visionary Leader for America: Imagining Policies that Set the Stage for a National Model
Stephen Dinan – The California Campaign 2020 Vision
Carl Anthony, Anasa Troutman, Dr. M. Paloma P. Pavel – Creating a Culture Shift for California
Kevin Danaher – Resilient Community Template
Jennifer Siebel Newsom – Challenging Stereotypes & Empowering Action
Why Women Matter – a panel with Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Elaine Whitefeather, Surina Khan with Anne Staines moderating
Rev. angel Kyodo williams – Visioning the New America


Dinner Break: 5pm – 7pm


Plenary Evening Session 7pm – 9pm

California as a State of Peace – panel discussion with Philip Hellmich, Rudy Westervelt, Elaine Whitefeather and Kate Van Buren
The Compassionate Communities Vision – panel discussion with Sister Jenna, Girish Shaw, Laura Hansen and Shariff Abdullah
Sacred Activism: Medicine for Our Times – a panel discussion with Andrew Harvey, Anodea Judith, Terry Patten, Shelly Covert and moderated by Stephen Dinan

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Pre–Conference Meditation and Yoga

8:00 – 8:30 Guided Meditation with Sister Jenna “Setting Space and Intention”
8:30 – 9:00 Yoga with Julia Tindall “Breathing into Transformation”

9am – 12noon Plenary Session

Rev. Kevin Ross – A Force for Good in the World: Five Bold Steps for Building the Beloved Community
Marianne Williamson – Healing the Soul of America
Joe Sanberg – Business Should Be Tools for Solving Problems
J. Manuel Herrera – Education – The Soul of Education and the Soul of Democracy
Joan Blades and John Gable – Living Room Conversations
Tim Molina and Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez – Women's Health – Key to California's Prosperity
Judy Guadalupe – A Pause in the Fertile Soil of the Heart
Manal Yamout – Climate Change – Regenerative Energy and Social Equity
Iván Ceja – Executive Director and Co-Founder of Undocumedia
California Endowment – Criminal Justice: Freedom Shouldn’t Be For Sale
Mary Youngblood – Hope in the Prison System
Devaa Haley Mitchell – Transformation Time


12noon – 1:30pm: Free time and lunch in the city


12:30 – 1:15 (bonus activity)

Culture Shift Round table with Anasa Troutman (during your lunch break you can sit down with Anasa for a deeper conversation about culture shifts and movement building).


1:30 – 4pm Interactive Breakout Sessions with subject matter expert panels: 

Education:

J. Manuel Herrara – Trustee, East Side Union High School District, Silicon Valley Elected Official
Jack O'Connell – Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Partner with Capitol Advisors
Rich Dutra–St. John and Yvonne St. John–Dutra – Co–Founders of Challenge Day
Mark Collins – Founder, The Toolbox Project and Dovetail Learnings

Healthcare:

Tim Molina – Organizing Director, Courage Campaign
Kim Williams – Hub Manager for Building Health Communities
Anthony Wright – Executive Director of Health Access
Kim Cargile – Executive Director, A Therapeutic Alternative

Climate Change – Why it Matters & How it's Changing the World:

Manal Yamout – VP of Policy, Advanced Microgrid Solutions, former Special Advisor to the Governor
Sen. Nancy Skinner – CA State Senator District 9
Carla Peterman – California Utilities Commission
Shannon Eddy – Large–scale Solar Association

4pm – 5pm Plenary Session

Tammy Vallejo – Homelessness – Compassion Village: Social Enterprise Solutions to Social Issues
Andrew Harvey – Unleashing the Power of Sacred Activism
Devaa Haley Mitchell – Transformation Time


Dinner Break: 5pm – 7pm


Plenary Evening Session 7pm – 9pm

Youth Leaders from California Endowment and Sol Collective in partnership with local and state–wide youth organizations present a program of their own design. Cultural Performances by Philharmonik and Sol Development

Sol Collective Presentation: Salvin Chahal and Ruby Avila
Youth Summit Presentation: Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee
Compassionate Arts in Action Presentation: Kira Carrillo Courser
Global Shapers Presentation: Jason Law

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pre–Conference Meditation and Yoga

8:00 – 8:30 Guided Meditation with Sister Jenna “Setting Space and Intention”
8:30 – 9:00 Yoga with Julia Tindall “Breathing into Transformation”

9am – 12noon Plenary Session

Rinaldo Brutoco – California Moonshot: 100% Green Energy in 10 years
Jared Levy – Galvanizing a Movement: Business as a Force for Good
Phoenix Goodman – California Public Bank
Aimee Allison – Democracy in Color
Maha Elgenaidi – Religious Freedom – Understanding the American Muslim

Special Plenary Panels:

Racial Justice and Healing in California – Aimee Allison, Sonia Lewis, Dr. Karen McCord, Pastor Joy Johnson with Anita Ross moderating
Bridging Divides: Transpartisan Pathways to Scaling Sustainable Industry – The Living Room Conversation with Bill Shireman, Steven Greenhut and John Gable moderated by Joan Blades
Devaa Haley Mitchell – Transformation Time

 


12noon – 1:30pm: Free time and lunch in the city


12:30 – 1:15 (bonus activity)

Culture Shift Round table with Anasa Troutman (during your lunch break you can sit down with Anasa for a deeper conversation about culture shifts and movement building).

1:30 – Plenary Session

Shariff Abdullah – Societal Transformation

2:00 – 4pm – Bringing It All Together and Raising It Up

Facilitation team: Anasa Troutman, Devaa Haley Mitchell, Angela Mooney
D'Arcy, Lora O'Connor
and Laura Hansen will lead this afternoon’s engaging and interactive session intended to support your own projects, help you make powerful connections and move your work forward as part of a collective vision for California’s future..

4pm – 5pm Plenary Session and Close

Anasa Troutman – facilitate the attendee “Harvest report” from the afternoon session.
Stephen Dinan – California Solutions Council
Sister Jenna – The Inner Science of Outer Change
Founder's closing with Presenters and Conference team