January 9-11, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa

Training for Citizens, Faith Leaders, Community Organizers, Activists and Political Candidates on engaging in civic life and the Common Good.

During the day we will offer world-class training for Citizens, Faith Leaders, Community Organizers and Activists, and Political Candidates on engaging in civic life, and the Common Good.

The evenings will include a Candidate Forum on Faith, Politics, and the Common Good. Presidential, Senate, Congressional, and State candidates will share their perspectives on the intersection of faith, politics, and the common good.

Registration for the Summit includes all day-time main sessions and workshops and guaranteed access and prime seating to the evening Candidate Forum on Faith, Politics, and the Common Good.

Admission to only the evening Candidate Forum is free of charge and available on a first-come basis based on availability beginning December 15. (The number of available passes will be determined on December 15.)

Location

Franklin Jr. High
4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Cost

$99 by December 1
($129 after December 1)

Candidate Forums: Free based on availability

Lodging

AC Hotel Des Moines East Village
401 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Click to get a special group rate

Schedule

Thursday, January 9

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Pre-Summit Trainings
1:30 p.m. – Conference starts
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. – Main session 1
2:45 to 3:45 p.m. – Workshop 1
4:15 to 5:15 p.m. – Workshop 2
5:30 p.m. – Dinner Break
7:00 to 9:30 p.m. – Candidate Forum on Faith, Politics, and the Common Good

Friday, January 10

9:00 to 10:15 a.m. – Main Session 2
10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Workshop 3
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:45 to 3:15 p.m. – Main Session 3
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Workshop 4
4:45 to 5:30 p.m. – Mini-Workshops
5:30 p.m. – Dinner Break
7:00 to 9:30 p.m. – Candidate Forum on Faith, Politics, and the Common Good

Saturday, January 11

9:00 to 10:15 a.m. – Main Session 4
10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Workshop 5
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:45 to 3:15 p.m. – Main Session 5
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Workshop 6
4:45 to 5:30 p.m. – Mini-Workshops
7:00 to 9:30 p.m. – Candidate Forum on Faith, Politics, and the Common Good

Summit Speakers and Presenters

Partial list, more speakers to be added.

Troy Jackson

Steven Okin

Patrick Carolan

Mary Beth Kennedy

Candidate Forum Speakers

*Invited but not confirmed.

Elizabeth Warren*

Joe Biden*

Bernie Sanders*

Pete Buttegieg*

Amy Klobuchar*

Andrew Yang*

Tom Steyer*

Bill Weld*

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