PoCC 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 one another. 
 

Please note: All times listed are Eastern.

Download a PDF of the schedule (updated 10/1/2021). 

 

2021 PoCC Schedule at a Glance

(Subject to change)
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MONDAY, November 29
time event
12:00–3:00 PM ET Equity Seminars Full-day (Part 1)
12:00–3:00 PM ET Equity Seminars Half-day
12:00–3:00 PM ET Leadership Institute for BIPOC (Part 1)
5:00–6:00 PM ET Newcomers to PoCC Orientation (LIVE)
(only need to attend one of these sessions)
 
TUESDAY, November 30
Time event
12:00–3:00 PM ET Equity Seminars Full-day (Part 2)
12:00–3:00 PM ET Equity Seminars Half-day
12:00–3:00 PM ET Leadership Institute for BIPOC (Part 2)
5:00–6:00 PM ET Newcomers to PoCC Orientation (LIVE)
(only need to attend one of these sessions)
 
WEDNESDAY, December 1
time event
No time commitment Wellness Activities 
(available on-demand, at your convenience)
No time commitment PoCC Children’s Hour
(opportunity for story hour or other activities)
7:30–8:00 AM Yoga with TBD (Live)
11:00–11:20 AM ET Opening Meditation
11:30 AM–12:30 PM ET Workshop Block A
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
12:30–12:45 PM ET Break
12:45–1:45  PM ET Workshop Block B
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
12:45–1:45 PM ET Featured Speaker
1:45–2:00 PM ET Break
2:00–3:00 PM ET Express Café 1
2:00–3:00 PM ET Workshop Block C
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
3:00–3:15 PM ET Break
3:15–4:45 PM ET Affinity Group Session #1
4:45–5:15 PM ET Break
5:15–6:30 PM ET Opening General Session with Soledad O'Brien (Live)
PoCC Virtual Choir to perform
7:00–7:30 PM ET Yoga with TBD (Live)
 
THURSDAY, December 2
time event
No time commitment PoCC Children’s Hour
(opportunity for story hour or other activities)
No time commitment Wellness Activities
(available on-demand, at your convenience)
7:30–8:00 AM ET High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) (Live)
11:00–11:20 AM ET Meditation
11:30 AM–12:45 PM ET General Session with john a. powell
12:45–1:00 PM ET Break
1:00–2:00 PM ET Workshop Block D
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
1:00–2:00 PM ET Express Café 2
2:00–2:30 PM ET Break
2:30–4:30 PM ET Social Justice Summit: Healing & Wholeness as Love, Power, and Resistance
Keynote with Yuria Celidwen and moderated panel (Live)
4:30–5:00 PM ET Break
5:00–6:30 PM ET Affinity Group Session #2 (including Summit processing)
6:45–7:15 PM ET High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)  (Live)
7:00–8:00 PM ET LGBT Social Hour
8:00–9:00 PM ET Social Events
  • Cooking lesson
  • The Flavors of PoCC* – From Our Kitchen to Yours!
 
FRIDAY, December 3
time event
No time commitment PoCC Children’s Hour
(opportunity for story hour or other activities)
No time commitment Wellness Activities
(available on-demand, at your convenience)
7:30–8:00 AM ET Yoga with TBD (Live)
10:15–10:30 AM Meditation
10:45 AM–12:00 PM ET General Session with Liz Kleinrock
12:00–12:15 PM Break
12:15–1:15 PM ET Workshop Block E
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
12:15–1:15 PM ET Featured Speaker Jamila Dugan
1:15–1:30  PM ET Break
1:30–3:30 PM  ET Master Class with Jamila Dugan
1:30–2:30 PM ET Workshop Block F
Workshops are included with your registration. Pre-registration is not required.
1:30–2:30 PM ET Book Club
2:30–3:30 PM ET Break
3:30–5:00 PM ET Affinity Group Session #3
5:00–5:30 PM ET Break
5:30–6:45 PM ET Closing General Session with Heather McGhee
PoCC Virtual Choir to perform
6:45–7:00 PM ET Closing Remarks
8:00–9:30 PM ET Club PoCC
8:00–8:45 PM ET The Magic of PoCC (family-friendly magic show)