Left Forum and LA Progressive
present:

Full Schedule Left Coast Forum 2017

Friday
November 3rd, 2017
  Main Hall Room TE 101 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
6:00 PM   A Conversation About Values Driven Worker/Owner Cooperatives and A Left Agenda to Support and Help Build them all over the place. Do It Like Durham: Tearing Down Statues & The Role of Militance in the Current Period Workshop: How Do We Develop a Climate Change Revolutionary Program and Movement? Strategic Issues - The Fight for Necessities Is the Fight Against Fascism Non-Violent Resistance: Success for Peace in the Holy Land, a Global Struggle!
7:00
to
9:00 PM
A Left Program for the US Today - Keynote by Richard D. Wolff

 

 

Saturday 
November 4th, 2017
  Main Hall Room TE 101 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
9:00
to
10:15 AM
What Role Do Faith Communiites Have to Play? Can the Green Party be a Multi-Racial Working Class Political Party?   The Electoral College: Should It Stay Or Should It Go? #HollywoodLabor and Organizing Workers Outside of Unions Solidarity with Syrian and Iranian Progressives
10:30
to
11:45 AM
Centrality of Race From Resistance To Running For Office: How Progressives Can Build Progressive Alliances to Win Ending Money Bail Election systems -Issues and solutions Film Screening: "Red in Blue" - a 57min documentary about the Hollywood representations of the Russian Revolution Arab Americans for Syria
12:00
to
1:00 PM
Why End War and How - David Swanson Keynote
1:15
to
2:30 PM
Solartopia Technology and Revolution - a Convergence The Real Cost of Mass Incarceration Self-Organization and Revolution - a Dialogue Between Revolutionaries "Walking While Black" Film and Book Discussion Campus Antifascist Network: Fight Fascism with Solidarity
2:45
to
4:00 PM
Film Screening: THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY Black Struggle- Class Struggle-Takin it Over Families United 4 Justice Movement Building in era of Trumpism #WeChoose: A Critical Conversation about Public Education   Full Spectrum Resistance: transnational solidarity in social justice movements
4:15
to
5:30 PM
A guide to battling environmental oppression in your backyard Insurgent Activist-Scholarship: In But Not Of The University Confronting the Assault on Communities of Color Three Problematics in the Converging Crises of Energy, Capitalism, & Environment   The Labor Movement and Worker Cooperatives
6:00
to
7:15 PM
A Love-Driven Politics: Reclaiming the Hope & Heart of Progressivism - Keynote by David Kyuman Kim
7:30
to
9:00 PM
She the People: the Heart of the Progressive Movement - Keynote by Aimee Allison

 

 

Sunday
November 5th, 2017
  Main Hall Room TE 101 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
9:00
to
10:15 AM
Building a Peoples Democratic Workers Party Workers Party   Art and Imperialism     The Democratic Socialist Alternative: What is It?
10:30
to
11:45 AM
The ABCs of Socialism: Revolution or Reform Having Women Behind The Camera Makes a Difference for Women & Girls Around the World We’ve Been Here Before, We’re Here Again: Overcoming acute repression of dissent Housing and Homelessness in LA The Watsonville Canning Strike: History, Lessons, Current Implications The Case for US Sanctions on Israel
12:00
to
1:15 PM
Censorship and Free Speech in the Trump Era