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7th Annual RootsCampLA 2017

SPAN: Solidarity Project Advocacy Network

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

7th Annual RootsCampLA 2017

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Includes light breakfast, full lunch, and snacks.
Mar 19, 2017 $50.00 $1.99
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"Progress Through Unity"

This year's presidential election stung for so many reasons:  It was supposed to be the Year of the Woman - the year of a more inclusive America. Instead it was "one step forward and two steps back." 

What does this mean for the progressive movement? It means that, now more than ever, we've got to break through our silos and unite through collaborative efforts, shared knowledge, and deep relationship with one another.  RootsCampLA creates the space that allows that to happen. 

 

BROUGHT TO LOUISIANA BY  Solidarity Project Advocacy Network
 
 

 

Come join a community of over 100 forward thinking activists in the state of Louisiana at RootsCampLA who are consciously building a cross-issue movement of solidarity. Whether your issue is maintaining democratic control of schools, worker's rights, #BlackLivesMatter, voting rights, women’s rights, transit, racial equality, LGBTQIA, disability rights, healthcare, or housing - if it’s about a more equitable Louisiana, then RootsCampLA is for you.

The idea is to bring together activists of all stripes and have an honest exchange of ideas and sharing of skills. When we learn from one another, we take away new ideas, make new connections, and strengthen our work. 

This isn’t your everyday gathering; it’s an “unconference.” Instead of pre-set powerpoints and “expert” panels, participants like you design sessions and decide the program. This doesn’t mean “experts” aren’t in the room. They are — many of them are you. RootsCampLA is about fostering homegrown talent.


Need to contact us? Email: SPANLouisiana@gmail.com

Want to see The Agenda? www.SPANlouisiana.org/rootscampla/agenda

Hotel Accomodations? Hilton Garden Inn https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/gi/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=LFTCDGI&corporateCode=3104740&from=lnrlink

Need a scholarship? Apply: RootsCampLA 2017 Scholarship Application

In the meantime, if you want to join "The Village" on Facebook where attendees are pooling travel and lodging resources, click here: The Village Facebook Group.

 

Have questions about 7th Annual RootsCampLA 2017? Contact SPAN: Solidarity Project Advocacy Network

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South Louisiana Community College
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM (CDT)


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SPAN: Solidarity Project Advocacy Network

Solidarity Project Advocacy Network, formerly known as The Louisiana Movement, is a statewide network of diverse citizens and organizations collaboratively working to address our common needs. We believe that a more equitable quality of life can only be sustained by an inclusive society. We are the longest standing most diverse network of our kind, and we welcome you to our community.

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