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WELCOME Welcome to the CSSC Spring Convergence hosted by UC Santa Barbara. This convergence will focus on the importance of building coalitions in order to enact the change we wish to see in our world. We will strive to empower students to build and fortify connections with their peers, their superiors, and their communities.


FRIDAY SCHEDULE 4:00pm – 11:00pm Check-in/Registration 6:00pm-7:00pm First Keynote: Professor George Lipsitz 8:00pm-11:00pm Giovanni’s Hangout

SATURDAY SCHEDULE 7:00am Registration 8:00am-9:00am Breakfast 9:30am-10:00am Convergence Welcome 10:00am-11:00am Second Keynote: Molly Hammond 11:15am-1:15pm Workshops I 1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch 2:45pm-4:45pm Panels 5:00pm- 7:00pm 7:15pm-8:15pm 8:30pm

Workshops II Dinner Free Fun Time

*Two Hour Workshop

IV Theater Girvetz 1004

Giovanni’s Pizza, Isla Vista

Faculty Lawn Faculty Lawn IV Theater 1 IV Theater 1 HSSB Classrooms Storke Plaza *See Panel Schedule HSSB Classrooms Storke Plaza Storke Plaza


SATURDAY WORKSHOPS 11:15pm-12:15pm The Intersections of Food, Economics, and the HSSB 1207 Environment (Beyond Farm to Fork) w/ Alyssa Lee I, Too, Am Environmentalism w/ Chellsee Lee HSSB 1211 Campus Inc.: Understanding and Overcoming the HSSB 1215 Corporatization of Higher Education w/ Ben Manski Catch 'em and Keep 'em: Resources for Recruitment HSSB 1223 and Retention w/ Lauren Jabusch The Ovarian Psycos-Cycles Present: Urban-Hood HSSB 1227 Environmentalism w/ Karen Diaz Climate Savvy vs. Climate Shabby. How do we HSSB 1231 interact with Climate Change Deniers? w/ Judy Li *The Art of Psychological Warfare: Know thyself and HSSB 1206 thy opponent w/ Rachel Scarlett Fossil Free Track w/ Katie Hoffman HSSB 1174

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS 12:15pm-1:15pm Multicultural Handprint w/ Alfredo Gonzales HSSB 1207 How to start your own Students Against Fracking HSSB 1211 Chapter! w/ Kristy Drutman Food and People: A Love Story w/ Abbas Mohamed HSSB 1215 and Alysa Bellagrid Rethinking the Assumptions of Neo-Classical HSSB 1223 Economics w/ Eric Reccia Student Power and the Corporatization of the UC w/ HSSB 1227 Mario Vasquez *The Art of Psychological Warfare: Know thyself and HSSB 1206 thy opponent w/ Rachel Scarlett Fossil Free Track w/ Katie Hoffman HSSB 1174

*Two Hour Workshop


SATURDAY PANELS 2:45pm-4:45pm Building Inter/National Celia Alario, Bekah Hinojosa, Embarcadero Coalitions Molly Jane, Katie Davis Hall Building State Coalitions

Ross Zelen, Andres Soto, Mary Watson

HSSB 1174

Building Local Coalitions

Alan Goff, Doreen Farr, Allison Reed, Barbara, Wishengrad, Melissa Cohen, Gloria Campos

IV Theater 2

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS 5:00PM – 6:00 PM The Power of Inclusive Language and Identification in HSSB 1207 the LGBT*Q+ Community w/ Katrina Craton Making Sustainability Irresistible: Spokesperson and HSSB 1211 Public Speaking Prep w/ Celia Alario University Coalition Building w/ Ava Cheng HSSB 1215 Ecopoetics: Creating Coalitions through Poetry w/ HSSB 1223 Abbas Mohamed and Simone Cardona *Theories of Political Ecology w/ Tia Tyler & Kristina HSSB 1227 Davtyan *Crafting Your Story of Self w/ Isabelle Geczy HSSB 1231 Fossil Free Track w/Katie Hoffman HSSB 1174

*Two Hour Workshop


SATURDAY WORKSHOPS 6:00pm – 7:00 pm Art and Music as Tools for Social Change w/ Ben HSSB 1207 Liddie The Wake Up Experience w/ David Brown HSSB 1211 Systems thinking - A broad scope of HSSB 1215 interconnectedness w/ Kyle Lefton United Students Against Sweatshops w/ Min Choi HSSB 1223 *Theories of Political Ecology w/ Tia Tyler & HSSB 1227 Kristina Davtyan *Crafting Your Story of Self w/ Isabelle Geczy HSSB 1231 Fossil Free Track w/Katie Hoffman HSSB 1174

SUNDAY SCHEDULE 8:00am-9:00am Breakfast 9:30-10:30am Third Keynote: Bekah Hinojosa 11:00am-1:00pm Breakout Sessions 1:30pm-2:00pm Spiral Hug/ Group Picture

Faculty Lawn IV Theater 1 HSSB Classrooms Faculty Lawn

SUNDAY BREAKOUT SESSIONS 11:00am-1:00pm Cooperatives 101 HSSB 1207 DIY Film Festival HSSB 1211 bpOffCampus HSSB 1215 Available for Sign Up HSSB 1223 Available for Sign Up HSSB 1227 Available for Sign Up HSSB 1231 Available for Sign Up HSSB 1206 Available for Sign Up HSSB 1214

*Two Hour Workshop


Numbers to Know: General Convergence Questions (Call or text): Kristyn Payne at (707)498-4935

Police, Fire, or Medical Emergency: Dial 911 (or 9-911 from campus phones) UCSB Police, Business or Non-Emergency: (805)893-3446 Email: info@police.ucsb.edu Police Escort Service Pick up any red emergency phone on campus or dial 805- 893-2000 Campus Information in an Emergency Call (888)488-8272 for the toll-free emergency information line Poison Control (800) 876-4766


Thank You To Our Sponsors

2014 CSSC Spring Convergence Program  
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