Our Annual Grassroots Grantee Convening will be November 2, 2017 at UC Davis in Davis, California.
Registration for the Convening is now Closed.
This year, the convening will focus on building a broader base for your organization.
This year’s Convening will be facilitated by Wellstone Action. For over 12 years Wellstone has provided technical assistance and training to over 70,000 people in the US, building the strategic capacity of organizations to make real change for communities and encourage enduring progressive government leadership.
8:15am – 9:00am CONVENING BEGINS
Registration & Breakfast
9:00am – 9:30am Opening, Introductions & Training Overview
9:30am – 10:00am Introduction to Wellstone, Power and the Wellstone Triangle
10:00am – 11:00am Growing our Base: Developing Leaders (Ladder of Engagement)
11:00am – 11:15am BREAK
11:15am – 12:30pm Organizing v. Mobilizing Part I
12:30pm – 1:30pm LUNCH
1:30pm-2:15pm Organizing v. Mobilizing Part II: Moving to Action
2:15pm – 3:30pm Volunteer Recruitment, Retention and Leadership Development
3:30pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 4:30pm Ladder of Engagement (Part II)
4:30pm – 5:00pm Evaluations and Closing
5:00pm – 5:45pm Networking Reception
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, UC Davis
Allewelt and Block California Conference Rooms
530 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA 95616
Driving Directions From the West
Proceed East on Hwy I-80. Take Exit 71 toward UC Davis/Robert & Margrit/Mondavi Center. Turn left onto Old Davis Road. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Old Davis Road. Turn left onto Alumni Lane. The Alumni Center will be on the right.
Driving Directions From the East
Proceed West on Hwy I-80. Take Exit 71 toward UC Davis. Turn right onto Old Davis Road. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Old Davis Road. Turn left onto Alumni Lane. The Alumni Center will be on the right.
There are several parking lots/structures in walking distance of the Alumni Center, on the opposite side of Old Davis Road. Daily parking permits can be purchased at kiosks for $9.
There is ample bike parking around the Alumni Center.
Amtrak has service from many areas of California to Davis. A bus from the train station drops you off with a short walk to the Alumni Center, or you can walk 1 mile from train station straight to the Alumni Center.
Davis has a public transit system of buses. Use the following website to plan your transit and find available buses in real time: http://unitrans.ucdavis.edu/
Offer rides or find a ride with other Grassroots Convening attendees to the conference here: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/68rxhm
Hyatt Place at UC Davis
173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, California, USA, 95616
Tel: 530 756 9500
110 F Street
Davis, CA, 95616
Palm Court Hotel
234 D Street
Davis, California 95616
Tel: 530- 753-7100
La Quinta Inn
1771 Research Park Dr
Davis, CA 95618
El evento será traducido simultáneamente de Inglés al Español. Todas las hojas informativos, y otros materiales también serán traducidos. Por favor no vacile en contactarnos si tiene preguntas o dudas, o si necesite ayuda en inscribirse.
This convening is open to ALL current and past grantees of the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund, the California Wildlands Grassroots Fund, the National Parks Centennial Celebration Fund, and the Grassroots Training Institute, as well as current Rose Foundation Fiscally Sponsored Projects.
If you are traveling more than 50 miles one-way to Davis, you are also eligible for a travel scholarship!