FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN AND WHERE IS AOCC 2020?

AOCC 2020 will kick off on Friday, February 28th, and close on Saturday, February 29th. Celebrating its 18th Anniversary, the powerful conference will take place throughout the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Registration for this year’s conference is coming soon. Click here to register.

I'M NOT A HARVARD ALUMNI OR A P.O.C. CAN I STILL ATTEND?

Absolutely!  Contrary to our name, AOCC 2020 is open to any and every ally committed to learning about and leveraging social justice efforts for their own practice and trajectories in order to create a welcoming home for all students.

I’m not a Harvard Alumni or P.O.C can I still apply and present?

AOCC 2020 is centered around the work and leadership of POC in education, however we invite allies committed to the work of social justice to submit proposals that you think will be beneficial to the AOCC community.  In the past we have included submissions led by white allies on the topic of “Combatting White Supremacy, Starting in the White Community.”

Does HGSE provide personal accommodations (ie:  lodging, transportation, disability services, etc.)?

Unfortunately, as a student-led conference, HGSE does not provide funding for travel or lodging.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT AOCC 2020?

With a variety of workshops, presentations, performances, and keynotes, AOCC 2020 is designed be a meaningful and packed 2-day experience!  

THIS SOUNDS AWESOME! IS IT TOO LATE TO PRESENT?

Proposals are now being accepted through December 22nd.

Check out our Call for Proposals for more details on the theme and sub-themes here: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=aocc2020
*Note: you'll need to make an EasyChair account to submit!

I CAN'T WAIT TO ATTEND! WHERE SHOULD I STAY DURING MY VISIT?

Plan your visit to AOCC 2020 and the Harvard Graduate School of Education using the helpful resources that have been assembled for your convenience here.

I DON'T SEE MY QUESTION ANSWERED HERE - WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

Feel free to reach out to us at hgse.aocc2020@gmail.com!