On April 21st-23rd, over 150 organizers, activists and campaigners met on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver, BC to connect, learn and be inspired.
Starting with the opening welcome from Khelsilem all the way till the closing party looking over False Creek, CanRoots provided us with an opportunity to step away from our day-to-day and think about some big questions: How can we do our work more effectively? What would it look like to collaborate in new ways? And how can we leverage our power to win?
After three caucuses, four keynote sessions, 14 workshops, an incredible evening at Voices of Elders, and one great party, we walked away with new ideas to implement, strategies to test, and relationships to keep building.
Here’s a Storify that captures some of the highlights.
We can’t wait to see what the discussion looks like next year!