Midwest Organizing Summit 2019

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Zion, IL 60099

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Midwest Organizing Summit 2019

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START AND END TIMES

The Summit will start at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24 and end no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25.

REGISTRATION

So that we can provide the necessary logistics, please register by May 1st if you plan to attend. Space is limited!

TRAVEL INFORMATION

States are responsible for travel expenses and participants must make their own arrangements. Individuals driving to the summit should use Yahoo® Maps for looking up your directions online. Mapquest® and Google® Map directions are incorrect. Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center, 1 Lake Front Drive, Zion, IL 60099.

Milwaukee Airport – (approximately 1 hour from Illinois Beach)

Chicago O'Hare International -(approximately 1 hour from Illinois Beach)

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FROM AIRPORTS

American Taxi (847) 259-0276

USA Taxi (847) 746-5644

Make A Memory Limo (847) 699-9977

LODGING (Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center, 1 Lake Front Drive, Zion, IL 60099)

The cost of lodging is the responsibility of your affiliate and you must make your own reservations by calling Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center at (866) 452-3224. Press 0 when the auto attendant kicks in. The booking ID is Midwest Organizing Summit. For more information about the resort, go to www.ilresorts.com.

The room rate is $80 per night + tax.

The hotel deadline is May 1, 2019. We recommend you make your reservation ASAP as space is limited.

MEALS

NEA will provide lunch and dinner on Monday and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. Any other meals will be on your own. Coffee, tea and soda will be available in the meeting room both days.

AGENDA

Join us on the lovely shore of Lake Michigan as activists and organizers from around the Midwest convene for 1.5 days to discuss best practices from the past year, learn about challenges other states are facing and how they are overcoming them. See you at the 2019 Summit!

June 24-25, 2019 - Conference Agenda is Flexible

Monday, June 24

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch, Introduction & Welcome

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm State Organizing Snapshots

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Dilemma Discussion

3:15 pm -3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Open Space #1

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Break

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm State Organizing Snapshots Continued – Review of Day (Plus/Delta )

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner & Networking

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Networking, Social BYOB & snacks at the fire pit

Tuesday, June 25

8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am Open Space #2

9:30 am – 10:45 am Tips on Organizing and Engaging newer educators and support staff

10:45 am – 11:00 am Break

11 am – 12:30 pm TBD – Ideas -- Communications, Someone from WV or KY or LA or CO?

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm State Teams: What are we taking back? & Closing Announcements

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