Schedule of Events

(all times are Eastern)

To view a replay of any session from our 2021 National Convention, simply click on the name of the session below. We are continuing to edit and upload the videos and should have them all released by the end of the week


8:00 PM

Opening Invocation

Drew Dixon, Minister at Church of Christ at Federal Way (Federal Way, WA)

8:05 PM

The State of the Party

Patrick Harris, National Party Chair of the American Solidarity Party

8:15 PM

What is Christian Democracy all about?

Ignacio Walker, former President of the Chilean Christian Democratic Party (2010-2015) and past Senator (2010-2018) and Foreign Minister (2004-2006) in Chile

9:10 PM

Making an Impact in Local Politics

Lou Radkowski, former Mayor (St. Marys, Pennsylvania)

Peter Sonski, current Board of Education (Haddom, Connecticut)

Bethany Warren, current Home Rule Charter Government Study Commissioner and Local Water Board (Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania)


9:00 AM

Beyond Red and Blue: International Perspectives

William Clouston, Leader of the Social Democratic Party (United Kingdom)

Steve Campbell, Federal Secretary of the Democratic Labour Party (Australia)

Ben Woodfinden, Political Theorist at McGill University (Montreal, Québec, Canada)

10:00 AM

What Can You Do in the Electoral Off Season?

Tim Wainwright, Founder of Catholic Social Action

11:00 AM

Immigration: Solidarity and Mercy

Rondell Treviño, Founder and Director of The immigration Coalition

12:00 PM

Family Policy

Lyman Stone, Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies

3:00 PM

Dignity in Modern America

Chris Arnade, Author and Photographer

4:00 PM

Bioethics in the Time of COVID

Charlie Camosy, Associate Professor of Theological Social Ethics at Fordham University

Joe Zalot, Staff Ethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center

7:00 PM

Race and Responsibility

George Yancey, Professor at the Institute for Studies of Religion and the Sociology Department at Baylor University

8:00 PM

Faith and Politics Panel

Gloria Purvis, Radio Personality and Catholic Commentator

Karen Swallow Prior, Research Professor of English and Christianity and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Rondell Treviño, Founder and Director of The immigration Coalition

9:00 PM

Keynote from our CA Governor’s Candidate

Dr. James Hanink, current Candidate for Governor of California and former Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University


7:00 PM

Closing Benediction

Deacon Steven D. Greydanus, Archdiocese of Newark and film critic for the National Catholic Register

7:05 PM

Report of the Delegates

Valerie Niemeyer, 2021 President of the Assembly of Delegates

7:10 PM

A Message from the Executive Director

Tony Guidotti, Interim Executive Director of the American Solidarity Party

7:15 PM

Final Address from the Chair

To Be Determined by the New National Committee

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