Thursday, July 20th
Please join us for this informative, dynamic event. We are pleased to announce that John Norcross will be presenting Mapping the Terrain to 2024.
John Norcross is a consultant, podcaster, and community organizer based in Oconomowoc, WI. He has spent the last 25 years working in the field of organizational design. He works with community change agents across the Midwest on progressive causes including education, sustainability, and local governance. His background is in political economy, with a degree in political science from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
The presentation will include:
Political Discourse vs Political Power (i.e., how in the "off season" we need to focus on organizing, shaping political discourse and engaging stakeholders and communities)
Political Discourse Today: "Parents Rights in Education", "Universal School Choice", "Abortion Bans", "Law & Order (& the Border), etc. vs. "Parental Engagement", "Strengthening Public Schools", "Women's Healthcare", "Thriving Communities", etc.
Emerging Focus Areas Going into 2024:
Spring Presidential Primary
Ongoing Education and. Advocacy
Managing Activist Energy
Articulating a Compelling Future