Thursday, August 6, 2009

Agenda for Next Steps Summit Released

The logistics team for the August 9th Next Steps Summit, a working meeting in Los Angeles that will tackle actual next steps for an upcoming ballot initiative to undo Proposition 8, has released an agenda in advance. It is subject to change.

I. 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.: Sign-in, Coffee-fueled Meet & Mingle
II. 10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.: Introduction and Overview of Goals
III. 10:20 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.: Keys to a Successful Signature Gathering Campaign
  1. 10:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.: Brief Presentation
  2. 10:40 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.: Questions and Answers
IV. 10:55 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.: First Working Group Session
  1. Choosing the Language of the Ballot Initiative
  2. Media and Messaging During the Signature Campaign
  3. Outreach to People of Color (POC) Communities During the Signature Campaign
  4. Partnering with Non-LGBT People and Organizations in the Signature Campaign
  5. Role of Visibility Events During the Signature Campaign
  6. Any Other Groups (Self-Chosen)
V. 12:05 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Working Lunch
  1. 12:05 p.m. to 12:25 p.m.: Get Food and Commence Eating
  2. 12:25 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Small Groups Report to Entire Group
VI. 1:00 p.m. to 1:55 p.m.: "What It Takes To Win"
  1. 1:00 p.m. to 1:07 p.m.: Introduction by Rick Jacobs
  2. 1:07 p.m. to 1:37 p.m.: Presentation by Steve Hildebrand
  3. 1:37 p.m. to 1:55 p.m.: Questions and Answers
VII. 1:55 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.: Second Working Group Session
  1. Fundraising for the Signature Gathering Campaign
  2. Identifying and Creating Signature Gathering Events and Locations
  3. Recruiting, Organizing and Training Signature Gatherers Statewide
  4. Outreach to Religious Communities During the Signature Campaign
  5. Administering the Signature Campaign
  6. Any Other Groups (Self-Chosen)
VII. 3:05 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.: Seventh Inning Stretch (Break)
IX. 3:20 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.: Small Groups Report to Entire Group
X. 3:55 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks
XI. 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Happy Hour (Networking) (Optional)

1 comment:

  1. what's the latest on streaming the event? i'd like to know if tech issues are resolved and if a commitment has been made to stream the entire meeting. please give an update on this. thanks.