Aspen Ideas: Show Up

Show Up: Schedule

Aspen Ideas: Show Up will explore the many powerful ways, big and small, to participate in and rebuild a healthy democracy. Programming starts October 20.

The Program

Tune in at 7pm ET on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 20–21 for main-stage conversations, performances, and inspiring stories.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Hosted by Eric Liu and Zinhle Essamuah 

7 PM ET
Not Just Playing Around: Athletes Fight For Justice
Chris Conley
and Candace Parker, with Jon Frankel

Brothers Osborne: Country Musicians Advocate for Sensible Gun Control

7:15 ET
A Show Up tribute to John Lewis

A special message from America Ferrera

Madonna Thunderhawk: Warrior Woman

7:30 ET
The Bad Break-up Between Institutions and Young Americans
David Brooks in conversation with Yuval Levin

America’s Goalie Comes Out of the Net for Pay Equity 
Hope Solo in conversation with Versha Sharma

7:45 ET
Special Performance by Akinyemi

Night 1 will also feature stories from trail breakers Tania Israel, Alister Martin, Aalayah Eastmond, and Chuck Rocha.

Interactive Sessions will follow the main program each night, at 8pm ET.
• Advocacy Today: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement
• Bridges That Last: Strategies for Rallying Bipartisan Coalitions
• How to Have Better Arguments
• Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It

Details and registration
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Wednesday, Oct. 21

Hosted by Eric Liu and Zinhle Essamuah 

7 PM ET
My Vote Don’t Count: A Young Rapper Takes Us Back to School 
Yellopain in conversation with Luria Freeman

Drag out the Vote: Sashay to the Polls with a Pen and a Plan
Brita Filter in conversation with Jackie Huba

7:15 ET 
Guardians of Liberty
ACLU’s David Cole in conversation with Versha Sharma

7:30 ET
A Show Up tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Catching Up with TIME'S UP
TIME'S UP CEO Tina Tchen in conversation with Zinhle Essamuah

7:45 ET
Showing Up for Public Service: Notes From the Field
Pablo Haake in conversation with Dan Porterfield

Special Performance by Infinity Song

Night 2 will also feature stories from trail breakers Ernest Cisneros, Claudia Saavedra, Salvador Gomez, Benji Backer, and Kyra Antone.

Interactive sessions will follow the main program each night, at 8pm ET.
• Flash Seminar: A More Perfect Union?
• Social Change Moves at the Speed of Relationships
• Tools of Citizenship from the Constitution

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