Schedule at a Glance
The Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference is presented by the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation.
Monday, APRIL 13, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. WORKSHOP SESSION I (Workshops TBA)
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. BlueGreen Champions Luncheon sponsored by the BlueGreen Alliance Foundatoin (not included in registration price, tickets separate) or lunch on your own.
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. WORKSHOP SESSION II (Workshops TBA)
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing Plenary Session
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. NETWORKING RECEPTION
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Youth Caucus at Good Jobs, Green Jobs
National environmental, labor, and campus network groups will host an event focused on building youth power and a sustainable future. A diverse group of high school and college students, and young professionals from across the youth justice movement will be meeting to share and further develop their organizing skills and create a unified vision for our future.
Through think-and-do workshops and breakouts on community engagement as well as facilitated discussions on a just generational transition, the Youth Caucus at Good Jobs, Green Jobs will empower young activists to build new partnerships and relationships that will lay the foundation for enduring collaborative efforts between our many movements.
NOTE: Registering for this event is separate from the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference registration. Admission and registration for the Youth Caucus is free. Participants of the Youth Caucus will have access to a special discounted rate of $75 ($149 for the Conference and Luncheon) for overall Conference registration.
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Resist and Restructure: Defeating Fast Track and Creating an Equitable Trade Policy for the 21st Century
The attempt to railroad massive trade deals through Congress by introducing Fast Track legislation has generated opposition from a range of constituencies across the United States. Learn how these trade deals benefit multi-national corporations at the expense of everyone else; undermine our democracy and sovereignty; subvert our labor/environmental/consumer standards; and cost us millions of jobs and billions in lost wages. Also learn how we can defeat fast track and bad trade deals and put this country on a path for balanced trade that protects our quality of life and strengthens democracy and human rights. We defeated Fast Track before and we will do it again—but only with your active participation in the struggle.
Registration is separate from Good Jobs, Green Jobs. Register here.