9:30 – 10:00
Orientation to technology
Introductions: Introduce yourself on this document.
Trios: In a small group, share the most recent activism you’ve done and your interest in PHM.
10:00 – 10:50
Working groups convene
*Please refer to linked documents and instructions below
10:50 – 11:20
Report out from working groups
*Each group to give brief summary (under 4 minutes each) on the group’s progress and any highlights (which issues group is focusing on for example) from the discussion.
11:20 – 11:30
Close for the day
During the course of the meetings on July 18 and July 25 we will:
- Identify priorities for potential work/activity in the next year
- Reflect on connections with these activities and how they intersect with our larger ongoing efforts to confront and challenge racism and capitalism, and the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Identify allies & how we might work with them
- What connections do we want to make with others involved with PHM outside of the US?
In working groups we will develop:
- Concrete steps for 3 months
- Plans for what we want to achieve in 6 months and in 1 year
Each group will be asked to prepare a short presentation for closing session on July 25.
Working group discussion guide
Each working group should develop their discussion and plan of action using the prepared discussion guide (google form):
NOTE: You must click submit to save your work. You may return to the form using the group’s link.
Instructions for working groups
Working groups should explore their issue/topic with the following questions. Please enter your responses into the discussion guide/form linked above.
1.1 Briefly review actions and positions that PHM US and/or PHM North America and/or PHM Global have done in the past around the Working Group’s topic.
1.2.Each topic is quite broad — Please identify some specific issues/ sub-topics that this Working Group feels should be the focus, for now? Why?
1.3 What are PHM-USA’s strengths in addressing these issues? What value-add can PHM-USA bring to current activism around these issues?
1.4 How does activism around these issues link to PHM’s over-arching goals of confronting racism and challenging capitalism?
1.5 What types of actions might be most feasible and/or effective for addressing each of these issues?
1.6 What is PHM-USA or individual group members/organizations present already doing on these issues?
1.7 With whom can PHM-USA collaborate with on activism on these issues? Whose efforts can we join or support?
For each issue the group identifies, please respond to the following:
2.1 What are the key activities we envision?
2.2 Who are the key allies we want to involve/ work with?
2.3 What do we want to achieve in 6 months?
2.4 What do we want to achieve in 12 months?
2.5 What are the concrete steps we will do in the next 3 months?
Question or problems?
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