William and Mary

Call for Proposals: Active Citizens Conference for Undergraduates, Mar 28

Posted on January 14, 2020

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

Register here: https://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/registration/index.php

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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