On Saturday, April 30th & Sunday, May 1st, we will be gathering at the DuBose Center in Monteagle, TN to celebrate our 50 year anniversary! This weekend will be filled with story-telling, workshops, a bit of strategizing and a lot of fun and fellowship. Whether you are a long-time member, a new member, or just want come learn and have fun with some awesome people, we want you there!
Register today and help us in ring in SOCM’s next 50 years!
Registration, lodging, and meals are free! but WE NEED YOU TO REGISTER BY APRIL 15th
10:00-10:20 - Welcome & Opening
10:20-10:45 - SOCM’s Story
10:45-11:30 - What is “Community Organizing” anyway?
11:30-12:00 - How SOCM works: understanding our organizational model
LUNCH - 12:00-1:00
1:00-2:30 Workshop #1 - Deep Canvassing
BREAK - 2:30-2:45
2:45-3:30 - Living timeline activity!
3:30-4:15 - Member presentations: what have we been up to these past two years?
4:15 - 5:30 - Visioning for the future
DINNER - 6:00-7:00
7:30 - SOCM 50th Cake & Celebration
8:00 - Campfire & Music
BREAKFAST - 8:00-9:00
9:00-10:15 - Story circles: understanding our community work through our stories
10:30-12:00 - SOCM Theater!
12:00-1:00 - LUNCH
1:15-2:30 - Workshop section #2
2:30-3:00 - Closing ceremony: Committing to each other and our communities