About the Program

PoCC offers a variety of programming that allows people of color and allies in independent schools to come together, reflect on their individual experiences, and learn from each other. 

This website will be updated with preconference seminars, workshops, speakers, and special events soon. Check back often!

PoCC at-a-glance

Subject to change. Not all events are listed.
7:00 AM–6:00 PM: Registration Open
8:15–9:30 AM: PoCC/SDLC Opening General Session with Lisa Ling
9:30 AM–5:15 PM: PoCC Hub Open
10:30–11:45 AM: Workshop Block A
10:30 AM–12:30 PM: Master Class with Luz Santana (pre-registration required)
10:30–11:30 AM: Featured Speaker Session
12:00–1:30 PM: PoCC Welcome Lunch
1:30–3:15 PM: Affinity Group Session 1
3:45–4:45 PM: Featured Speaker Session
3:45–5:00: Workshop Block B
5:15–6:30 PM: PoCC General Session with Luz Santana 
8:00–9:00 PM: In Concert with the Fisk Jubilee Singers (ticket required)
7:00 AM–1:00 PM: Registration Open
8:00–9:15 AM: Workshop Block C
9:30–10:45 AM: PoCC General Session with Marian Wright Edelman
10:45 AM–5:15 PM: PoCC Hub Open
11:15 AM–12:15PM: Featured Speaker Session
11:15 AM–12:30 PM: Workshop Block D
12:30–1:45 PM: PoCC Networking Lunch
2:00–3:30 PM: Affinity Group Session 2
4:00–5:00 PM: State/Regional Meetings
5:15–6:30 PM: PoCC General Session with Julie Lythcott-Haims
8:30–9:45 AM: Affinity Group Session 3
10:00–11:15 AM: Workshop Block E
10:00–11:15 AM: Student-Led Adult/Student Dialogues (by State/Region)
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM: PoCC/SDLC Closing Ceremonies with Marc Lamont Hill