We're just days away from the Midwest Retreat! We're so excited to see everyone.

Program Schedule:
Conference Schedule  Day One: 
9:00am-9:30am – Registration / Meet & Greet.
9:30am-10:30am – Group Discussion & Ice Breaker
10:30am-11:30am – Rae Reed, Writer & Editor, presents a Writing   Workshop: Writing for Wellbeing
11:30am-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm – Self Care Hour! Join us in the conference room for   coloring books and/or a stitch’n’bitch, or feel free to take a nap or
2:00pm-3:00pm – Pauline Campos, Writer, on Body Image:   Ourselves & Our Children
3:00pm-4:00pm – Veronica Arreola, Professional Feminist, on   Feminist Theory & the 365 Selfie Project
4:00pm-4:15pm – Break – change your clothes before DDPP if you   wish, or grab a snack for energy!
4:15pm-5:15pm – “Girl Power” DDPP (Dance Dance Party Party)  with DJs  Soozapalooza and Hanna Bananahammock
6:00pm-8:00pm – Dinner as a group - Sidebar

Day Two:  
9:00am-9:30am – Wake up session
9:30am-10:30am – Elizabeth Hawksworth, Writer, on Native Rights:   A Feminist Point of View
10:30am-12:00pm – Offsite at Phoenix Rising Printmaking   Cooperative (243 S 5th St, #140):  Amanda Farler, Printmaker, on   Women’s Leadership and Fellowship in the Visual Arts
12:00-1:30 – Group lunch – Milestone 229

There is still space available if you wish to join us. Simply register! But please do note that lunch on Saturday has already been ordered.

Special thanks to all of our generous sponsors, donors, vendors, speakers, and conference organizers. In no particular order and with warm gratitude extended equally to all: Bitch Magazine, Veronica Arreola, Rae Reed, Cinnamon Cooper / Poise, Pauline Campos, Joyful Girl Bakery, Sand Steel Designs, Alison Biggs, Terri Roberts, Shannon Hillinger, Amy Battagglia, Hanna Wheeler, Suzanne Jangda, Andrea Plante, Alexis Thompson, Cara Laird, Elizabeth Hawksworth, Amy Rhime, Amanda Farler / Phoenix Rising Printmaking Coop, Jennifer Subsavage, Melissa Carden, Amanda McIntosh, Diane Bonham, Diva Cup, Mahasin Ameen, Tamara Harris, Jorje Axline, Sckoon Cup, Laura Kazak, Ulysses Press, all of our silent auction bidders, and everyone else who supported us via our Booster t-shirt, zazzle.com, and Jamberry fundraisers!

Conference Committee: Veronica Arreola, Shannon Hillinger, Cara Laird, Amy Rhime