This week was busy: participating in the March for Science, holding a cryptotable at the Boston Socialist Unity Conference and holding a Western Mass. campaign workshop. To finish the week, we getting ready for our annual conference this Saturday.
PirateCon 2017 will be at the Community Church of Boston. The Community Church is in Copley Square at 565 Boylston St #2, Boston. The conference will start at 10am and end at 6pm.
- Grace Ross, 2006 candidate for Governor and anti-foreclosure/social justice organizer
- David Day, founder of the Together Boston music festival
- JPat Brown, Executive Editor of Muckrock
- Maya Shaffer, CoFounder of The Bay State Examiner
- Sevan Chorluyan, Chief of BadMirror Broadcasting
- Alex Marthews, President of Restore the Fourth, a national privacy organization
Registration is $10 and anyone who donated to the party this year is already signed up. Youth under 18 are free.
Please invite anyone you think would be interested. You can share this link: https://masspirates.org/blog/conference/
The schedule will be:
|Start Time||End Time||Topic|
|10:00am||10:45am||Qualifying the integrity of Media Sources|
|11:40am||12:25pm||Media & Liberation|
|01:30pm||02:15pm||FOIA: Transparency by a Thousand Papercuts|
|02:20pm||03:05pm||Organizing for a Sustainable, Accountable Movement|
|04:10pm||04:55pm||State of Surveillance|
|05:00pm||06:00pm||Pirate Policy Breakout Groups|
We are looking for a few volunteers to help make PirateCon a success. If you can help, please add your name to an item at our conference pirate pad.
Pirate Council elections at PirateCon
We will elect the Pirate Council and three Arbitrators at PirateCon. We are looking for people who want to build the Pirate Party. Please submit your nomination by Friday, April 28th.