Here at the Multiracial Network, we are excited to “create possibilities” in Louisville for the 2012 ACPA Annual Convention. We want you to be excited, too! Join MRN on our blog every week from now until convention to read about awesome events, meet amazing people, and get tips for having the best convention experience you can have!
As the first blog post in our ACPA12 convention series, we present the MRN event lineup. Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss any of the great events or educational programs brought to you by MRN friends and family. Here’s where and when you’ll get to meet, hang out with, and learn from some wonderful MRN folks during this year’s convention:
Sunday, March 25
- Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) Mentoring Social [3pm-4pm at Galt House – Wilson]
- (Sign up to be a mentor or mentee for this event using the online form by March 5)
Monday, March 26
- Postracial Possibilities? Deconstructing Contemporary Discourse on Multiraciality [4:15pm-5:15pm at Kentucky International Convention Center – 107]
- CMA Block Social [8:30pm-9:30pm at Hyatt Regency Louisville – Regency Ballroom South A]
- MRN Block Social [9:30pm-10:15pm Hyatt Regency Louisville at Kentucky Oak Suite]
Tuesday, March 27
- MRN Open Business Meeting [2:15pm-3:45pm at Galt House – Wilkinson]
- CultureFest [7pm-10pm at Galt House – Cochran & Addition]
Wednesday, March 28
- Mixing It Up: Supporting Multiracial Students in Racial Affinity Groups [8:30am-9:30am at Kentucky International Convention Center – 212, 213]
The MRN Calendar is your go-to place for MRN events all year long, and convention time is no exception. As a public Google calendar, our schedule conveniently includes details like locations and descriptions for all MRN-related events at this year’s convention. We invite you to sync and add our event listings to with your own calendar. To help you plan the rest of your time in Louisville, you can browse ACPA’s Online Schedule and use the Online Itinerary Builder to create a customized itinerary.
Stay tuned to the MRN blog for more ACPA12 convention preview posts each week. We’ll have more details about the events listed above and additional plans for convention. See you all in Louisville!