community caucus — Feb. 9, 2017


SCHEDULE AND RUN OF SHOW

INDOOR STAGE

6:00 to 6:45 PM: Vote With Your Fork

6:45 PM to 7:30 PM: Cultural Appropriation and the Ties to Colonialism and Capitalism

7:30 to 8:15 PM: Inter and Intra Generational Transversal Sexism

8:15 to 8:30 PM: BREAK

8:30 to 9:15 PM: Empowering Our Youth

9:15 to 10 PM: Accepting Individual Responsibility by Fatima Mann, Civics 101 by Austin Eco Network, Stronger Together: Collaboration and Coalition-building by Deeds Not Words

*each of the above talks will be presented separately

OUTDOOR STAGE

6:00 to 6:45 PM: Sustainable Consumerism: What is Ethical Fashion?

6:45 PM to 7:30 PM: Gender Equity in the Workplace

7:30 to 8:15 PM: Understanding Pro-Choice Policy and Resisting TRAP legislation

8:15 to 8:30 PM: BREAK

8:30 to 9:15 PM: Don't Just Start Something, Join Something

9:15 to 10 PM: Intersections of Social Action and Art


PANELS AND SPEAKERS INFO


THE INTERSECTIONS OF SOCIAL ACTION AND ART

CURATED BY THE #BOSSBABESATX COMMUNITY

This panel will feature different artists in our community who have used their influence, skill and talents to contribute positively to the social causes they care about.


A look at inter- and intragenerational sexism

CurateD by the YWCA

This panel will discuss participant experiences throughout various decades and socio-cultural groups. It will delve into the role of individual and community responsibility in addressing the elimination of sexism in our society.


Accepting individual responsibility

A talk by Fatima Mann, former co-founder of Austin Justice Coalition and co-founder of Counterbalance ATX

This talk will discuss the different ways anyone can use donate their time, skills and dollar toward social good.


Understanding pro-choice policy and trap legislation

Curated by the #bossbabesATX community

Featuring representatives from the Texas Freedom Network, Fund Texas Choice and NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, this panel will explore our understanding of pro-choice policy and the different ways legislation may covertly or overtly affect reproductive health care.


Cultural appropriation and the ties to colonialism and capitalism

CURATED BY ACTIVist jasmin patel

This panel will examine modern day cultural appropriation and its ties to colonization and capitalism through a historical lens.


Empowering our youth

Curated by the #bossbabesATX community

This panel will feature discussion between The Wantabes, The Girls Empowerment Network, Latinitas, The Miracle Foundation and Austin Voices for Education and Youth.


VOTE WITH YOUR FORK

Curated by Curcuma

This panel will explore the sustainability of our local food practices and the options consumers can consider when dining in or out.


Don't just start something, join something

Curated by Giving City

Featuring Monica Williams, the founder of Giving City, this panel will discuss the importance of joining and contributing to organizations with structure, proven effectiveness and strategic goals.


Gender equity in the workplace

CURATED BY THE #BOSSBABESATX COMMUNITY

Moderated by #bossbabesATX founder Jane Claire Hervey, this panel will discuss issues in business regarding gender bias and equity, touching on topics such as the pay gap, negotiations and inclusive workplace practices.


civics 101

A talk by Amy Stansbury with the Austin Eco Network

This talk will explore effective civic engagement with your local and state government.


Sustainable consumerism — What is ethical fashion?

Curated by Kasi Martin of The Pea Hen

This panel will explore ethical consumerism and sustainability in the fashion industry.


Stronger Together: Collaboration and Coalition-building

A talk by Deeds Not Words' Director of Programming, Alicia Weigel

This talk will explore the ways Deeds Not Words, Wendy Davis' nonprofit, will employ strategic organization and effective mobilization for long-term changes in government, policy and social good.