Civic Action Academy
November 9 - November 10$25
We hope to see you at the second annual Civic Action Academy! Registration is now open.
This is a unique professional development opportunity for students interested in learning new ways of making a difference and building skills through civic and community engagement.
The event will be held November 9 and 10, 2018 at Drake University in Des Moines. Students from across the Midwest and beyond (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to learn from professional across sectors. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, nonprofit leadership, dialogue, advocacy and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers.
Students, staff, and faculty from Campus Compact member institutions can register at a discount for only $25 per person using the code “iaccmember.”
Mike Draper was born at East 5th and University in Des Moines in 1982. He now owns RAYGUN, which is headquartered at East 5th and Grand in Des Moines. So, geographically, Mike has not come very far in life. RAYGUN has additional locations in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Kansas City. It designs, it prints, it sells, and it employs about 60 people. RAYGUN has been called “The Greatest Store in the Universe” by RAYGUN.
Friday, November 9, 2018
1:00 pm Opening Session and Welcome
1:30 pm Breakout Session
2:45 pm Breakout Session
4:00 pm The Greatest Keynote in the Universe, Mike Draper, Raygun (see below)
Join us as Mike shares his experience as an entrepreneur and how he found a unique way to give back to his community.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:00 am Breakfast Plenary
10:15 am Breakout Session
11:30 am Lunch Plenary and Keynote
1:00 pm Breakout Session
2:15 pm Breakout Session
3:30 pm Closing Plenary