William and Mary
Call for Proposals: Active Citizens Conference for Undergraduates, Mar 28
We are now accepting workshop proposals and registrations for the 2020 Active Citizens Conference. The conference will be March 28th at William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Our 2020 theme is Now What? with a focus on concrete actions attendees can take inspired by their conference experience.
Learn more here: https://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/index.php.
We are accepting proposals for our 50 minute workshops through February 21 with priority consideration through January 31: https://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/conference_proposals/index.php.
This year we are able to offer below-cost registration for the conference. Registration is open through March 13:
- $20 for four year institution students
- $25 for fac/staff and community partners
- $10 for presenters
- $10 for community college students
The Active Citizens Conference is a space for educating, uniting, and inspiring active citizen undergraduates. Along with a keynote speaker and democratic dialogue, there will be 15 workshop sessions, many led by students and staff advisers. The past few years of program guides are available (https://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/conference-sessions/index.php), and here are a few examples of workshops:
- Active Citizenship 101: Prioritizing Community as a Student
- How to Start a 501(c)(3) as an undergrad
- Learn to Lobby your Representatives
- Multiracial Medicine: Addressing Healthcare Disparities
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