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. Browse special events, including pre-conference equity seminars, and choose which activities to attend before you arrive at the conference.

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PoCC at-a-glance

THURSDAY
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Registration Open
8:15 – 9:30 AM: PoCC/SDLC Opening Ceremonies With KimberlĂ© Crenshaw
9:30 AM – 6:45 PM: PoCC Hub Open
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Workshop Block A
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Master Class With KimberlĂ© Crenshaw (pre-registration required)
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Workshop Block B/ Featured Speaker Session With Eric Liu
12:15 – 2:15 PM: Lunch With Food Trucks Available
1:30 – 3:15 PM: Affinity Group Session 1
3:45 – 4:45 PM: Workshop Block C / Featured Speaker Session With Natalie Nixon
5:00 – 6:15 PM: PoCC General Session with Dalia Mogahed
8:00 – 9:30 PM: Film Screening: An American Story: Race Amity and The Other Tradition
 
FRIDAY
7:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Registration Open
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Workshop Block D
9:15 – 10:30 AM: PoCC General Session With Anita Sanchez
10:30 AM – 5:15 PM: PoCC Hub Open
11:15 AM – 12:15PM: Workshop Block E
12:15 – 1:30 PM: PoCC Networking Lunch in the PoCC Hub
1:45 – 3:45 PM: Affinity Group Session 2
4:30 – 5:15 PM: State/Regional Meetings
5:30 – 6:45 PM: PoCC General Session With Maria Teresa Kumar
 
SATURDAY
8:30 – 9:45 AM: Affinity Group Session 3 (Adults only)
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Workshop Block F
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Student-Led Adult/Student Dialogues (by State/Region)
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM: PoCC/SDLC Closing Ceremonies With Ta-Nehisi Coates
Click here to download the full PoCC Schedule at-a-glance
 

SDLC at-a-glance

THURSDAY
8:15 – 9:30 AM: PoCC/SDLC Opening Ceremonies With KimberlĂ© Crenshaw
9:45 – 11:45 AM: SDLC Opening Ceremonies & Silent Movement
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Student Lunch
1:15 – 5:15 PM: SDLC Family Groups
5:30 – 6:30 PM: Student Dinner
6:45 – 8:00 PM: SDLC Family Groups
8:15 – 9:30 PM: SDLC Affinity Groups
9:45 – 10:00 PM: SDLC Regional Groups
10:00 PM: Students Dismissed to Chaperones
11:00 PM: Hotel Curfew
 
FRIDAY
8:00 – 8:30 AM: Morning Clearing
8:30 – 9:30 AM: SDLC Keynote Presentation With DeRay Mckesson
9:45 AM – 12:15 PM: SDLC Family Groups
12:30 – 1:45 PM: Student Lunch & Talent Show
2:00 – 3:30 PM: SDLC Affinity Groups
3:45 – 4:30 PM: SDLC Regional Groups
5:00 – 5:45 PM: SDLC Family Groups
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Student Dinner
7:15 – 10:00 PM: SDLC Family Groups
10:15 – 11:00 PM: SDLC Ice Cream Social
11:00 PM: Students Dismissed to Chaperones
11:30 PM: Hotel Curfew
 
SATURDAY
8:15 – 9:45 AM: SDLC Closing
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Student–led Adult/Student Dialogues (by State/Region)
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM: PoCC/SDLC Closing Ceremonies 
Click here to download the full SDLC Schedule at-a-glance

Let’s join together in Anaheim to lead our industry forward, learn from each other’s experiences, rededicate ourselves to the mission of PoCC, and deliver on that mission.