PoCC Program

PoCC offers a variety of programming that allows people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent schools to come together, reflect on their individual experiences, and learn from one another. This schedule will be updated and is subject to change. All times listed are Central Time.
6:00–7:30 PM PoCC Heads’ Summit Reception
6:30 AM–8:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM–5:00 PM PoCC Heads’ Summit
8:00 AM–5:00 PM PoCC Equity Seminars: Full-Day
8:00 AM–12:00 PM PoCC Equity Seminars: Half-Day AM
8:30 AM–5:00 PM PoCC Affinity Group Facilitator Orientation and Training
8:30 AM–5:00 PM The PoCC Leadership Institute
8:30 AM–1:00 PM School & Community Visits
1:00–5:00 PM Equity Seminars: Half-Day PM
3:00–4:00 PM PoCC First-Time Attendee Welcome & Orientation 1
(Attend one of two sessions.)
5:15–6:15 PM PoCC First-Time Attendee Welcome & Orientation 2
(Attend one of two sessions.)
6:30–8:00 PM PoCC Welcome Reception
(SDLC students are not eligible to attend this event) 
6:30–7:30 AM Wellness Activities: Yoga
7:00 AM–6:00 PM Registration Open
8:15–9:45 AM Opening General Session with Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad
9:45 AM–10:30 AM Coffee Break and Book Signing with Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad
9:45 AM–5:00 PM PoCC Hub Open
10:00 AM–12:00 PM Affinity Group Session #1
12:00–1:30 PM Lunch Break, PoCC Food Court Open (Hall 3)
12:15–1:30 PM Choir Rehearsal
1:45–3:00 PM Workshop Block A
1:45–3:00 PM Featured Speaker Session with Sonny Singh
1:45–3:00 PM Express Café
1:45–3:45 PM Master Class with Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad
3:00–3:45 PM Coffee Break and Book Signing with Simon Tam
3:45–5:00 PM Workshop Block B
5:15–6:30 PM General Session with Simon Tam
6:45–7:30 PM Wellness Activities: Yoga
6:45–7:45 PM Choir Rehearsal
6:30–7:30 AM Wellness Activities: Yoga
7:00 AM–1:00 PM Registration Open
8:15–9:30 AM Workshop Block C
8:15–9:30 AM Featured Speaker Session with Liza Talusan
8:15 AM–4:00 PM PoCC Hub Open
9:15–9:45 AM Coffee Break
9:45–11:15 AM General Session with Lacey Schwartz Delgado
11:30 AM–12:45 PM Workshop Block D
11:30 AM–12:45 PM Express Café
11:30 AM–1:30 PM Master Class with Liza Talusan
12:45–1:45 PM Lunch Break, PoCC Food Court Open (Hall 3)
1:00–1:45 PM Choir Rehearsal
1:45–3:15 PM PoCC Social Justice Summit with Brittany Packnett Cunningham and speaker panel
3:15–3:45 PM Coffee Break and Book Signing with Liza Talusan
4:00–6:00 PM Affinity Group Session #2
6:30–7:15 PM Wellness Activities: Yoga
6:30–7:30 PM Choir Rehearsal
7:30–8:30 PM LGBTQ+ Social Hour
9:00–12:00 PM Club PoCC
7:00–8:00 AM  Choir Rehearsal
8:30–9:45 AM Affinity Group Reflections: Roundtable Conversations
10:00–11:15 AM Workshop Block E
10:00–11:15 AM Student-Led Adult/Student Dialogues (by region/state)
11:30 AM–12:45 PM PoCC/SDLC Closing Ceremonies with Christopher Emdin