Western RAC’24 Applications

Western Regional Activism Conference

Arizona 
October 19, 2024
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Our Western Regional Activism Conference 2024 will be held in Arizona. It will be held in-person only with the exception of Governance sessions, which will be held online.

REGISTRATION

Registration will open on this page shortly. 


We are now accepting applications to lead a workshop at RAC ’24. 

Representation from a variety of perspectives and voices is crucial to advancing the fight for human rights. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Submit a workshop proposal

All members who plan to submit a proposal are encouraged to contact the appropriate staff members and member leaders who work on a region or issue area, if applicable. After a member-led Regional Activism Conference Working Group selects the sessions, you will be connected to the relevant staff and member leaders to ensure messaging and information alignment. 

Applications have now closed. For any questions related to your submission, please email us at [email protected].

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Help plan the Western Regional Activism Conference

We are now accepting applications for the Western Regional Activism Conference Working Group. This committee is composed of AIUSA member leaders who will review the 2024 conference program proposals and select the final sessions for our Regional Activism Conferences.

We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply. It is the role of the Regional Activism Conference Working Groups to ensure that the agenda is balanced, incorporating a diverse array of member-led workshops and panels that include skills-based, interactive sessions along with panels. Representatives will be selected by their respective member groups and must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered. 

Applications have now closed.

More Information

  • Member activists (4-5) per region  
  • Organizing & Activism staff (1-2) 
  • Grassroots membership and engagement (1-2)
  • Members of the RACWG must be a dues paying member of AIUSA 
  • Available to participate in their working group calls (see below for timeline) 
  • Available to meet review deadline 
  • Regional Activism Conference attendance required (members will attend conferences in their own region with subsidized travel provided) 
  • Experience with training and conference planning a plus!
  • 6-month commitment (June 2024-November 2024) 
  • First national meeting 7/10 (all working groups together) 
  • First Regional meeting week of July 15th  
  • Scorecard review week of July 22nd  
  • Scorecards for RFPs due July 28th 
  • Review of scorecards week of July 29th  
  • Two regional meetings in August 2024 for the South 
  • At least one check-in for NY and AZ August 2024 
  • National check-in August 2024 (all working groups together) 
  • Two Regional meetings for NY and AZ in September  
  • At least one regional call in September for the South – Regional conference is Sept 28th  
  • At least one regional call for AZ and NY in October – Regional conference is October 19th and October 26th respectively 
  • National check-in November 2024 (all working groups together)