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House Minority Leader Rep. Craig Fitzhugh
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Saturday, May 21st (Morning) 8:30 - Registration Opens 9:45 - Welcome Chip Forrester & Rep. Mike Turner 10:00 - Panel Discussion: Framing our Values Moderated by: Rep. Brenda Gilmore 11:50 - Break 12:00 - Lunch Guest Speaker: Mayor A.C. Wharton
Saturday, May 21st (Afternoon) 1:10 - Presentation: "Winning Hearts & Minds" Drew Westen, Author of "The Political Brain" 2:45 - Break 2:55 - Presentation: "Gauging Our Values" John Geer & Josh Clinton3:40 - Training: "Showing Our Values" 4:50 - Break
Saturday, May 21st (Evening) 5:00 - "Living Our Values" Breakout Sessions: • Service Project: Build Care Packages for Schools • Video Project: "I'm a Democrat Because" • Messaging Values Project: "There is No Center" 6:00 - Break7:00 - Meet & Greet 7:30 - Dinner: Salute to Teachers Linda Chavez-Thompson Sponsored by the TEA-FCPE
Sunday, May 22nd 9:30 - Prayer Breakfast Led by Rep. Johnny Shaw & Sen. Roy Herron10:30 - Break10:45 - Panel: "Values Rising" Sen. Finney, Sen. Berke, Rep. Stewart, Rep. Parkinson1:00 - Closing Lunch Guest Speaker: The Honorable Lincoln Davis
Panel: "Framing our Values" Sat. 10am - 11:50am A discussion of how a Democratic message rooted in shared values will connect with Tennessee voters. Mike McWherter Eddie Yokely Sean Braisted Mary Mancini David King Rep. Brenda Gilmore, Moderator Melvin Brewer Chris Sanders Rep. Karen Camper Judy Whitehill Felipe Zuvichaux
Lunch with Mayor AC Warton Sat. 12:00pm - 1:00pm Mayor of Memphis
Keynote: Winning Hearts & Minds Drew Westen Sat. 1:10pm - 2:45pm • Author of "The Political Brain"
Gauging Our Values Sat. 2:55pm - 3:30pm • Co-directors of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions • Joshua Clinton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University • John Greer has published 5 books and over 20 articles on presidential politics and elections Joshua Clinton John G. Greer
Training: "Showing Our Values" Sat. 3:40pm - 4:50pm Learn from activists and Tennessee legislators how Democrats are using grassroots organizing, traditional media, and new media to communicate our values. Justin Wilkins Mary Mancini Rep. Craig Fitzhugh Kevin Teets Trace Sharp
Living Our Values Sat. 5:00pm - 6:00pm Service Project (University Ball Room) Help make a difference in the community. Put together care pakages for local charities. Video Project (TN Board Room) Tell us on camera what shapes your values. "I am a proud Democrat because..." Messaging Project (University Ball Room) Enjoy an interactive presenatation from activists who are studying the science behind messaging.
Dinner: Salute to Teachers Sponored by TEA-FCPE Tennessee Education Association Sat. 7:30pm Linda Chavez-Thompson Vice-Chair, DNC
Please Join Us for the Prayer Breakfast Sun. 9:30am- 10:30am Rep. Johnny Shaw Sen. Roy Herron
Panel: "Values Rising" Sun. 10:45am - 12:45pm A lively discussion about this year's legislative session and plans for 2012 with Democratic leaders throughout the state Sen. Lowe Finney Sen. Andy Berke Rep. Mike Stewart Rep. Antonio Parkinson
Closing Lunch with the Honorable Lincoln Davis Sat. 1:10pm - 2:45pm