March 11, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Workshop Session 1

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 9:00 pm
Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Metro: Red Line (Dupont Circle – Q Street Exit)

Evolution of the Boston Pride Parade – Sticking to Basics

Columbia 1

The workshop will cover how the parade has grown especially in the post-Marathon bombing years. By sticking to customer service 101 basics and continuously soliciting feedback from the community, the Boston Pride parade continues to grow at a steady pace each year. We will cover our approach and techniques used as well as the lessons learned over the years.

Presenter(s): Martha Plaza, Boston Pride

Insurance 101 for Prides

Columbia 2

This workshop will provide an overview of how to properly insure your Pride event (Festivals and Parades) and your Pride organization. Discussion topics to included Do’s & Don’ts, the importance of Contracts, understanding Event/Rain Cancellation and protecting your Board of Directors. Workshop will provide real claim scenarios.

Presenter(s): Chad Ballard, Casswood Insurance

Processing Your Personal Journey To Social Justice

Columbia 5

We will take this time to further discuss our personal journeys to social justice. This is an opportunity to share your personal reactions, challenges, and accomplishments that have come into focus following your participation in Friday’s session with Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington.

Presenter(s): Vernon Wall, Co-Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute, Capital Pride Alliance & Ryan Bos, Capital Pride Alliance


March 11, 2017

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