General Session - Hall 2

Posted by | July 12, 2016
Closing Keynote

Join us for our closing keynote and a final few words to inspire you as you get ready to head back home and work for change. You’ll hear from speakers...

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Posted by | July 12, 2016
Opening Keynote with This Week in Blackness

The systematic oppression of people of African descent is woven into the fabric of the United States and its institutions. The uprising in Ferguson following the killing of Michael Brown...

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Posted by | July 9, 2016
Not Your Wedge Issue: The State of Abortion Access and Reproductive Justice

Abortion is not a wedge issue. Abortion is health care, a constitutionally guaranteed right that for far too many people in far too many states is now a right in...

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Posted by | June 22, 2016
Climate Justice Strategies: Exploring the Intersections of Climate Change

The topic of climate change often brings to mind images of melting glaciers and starving polar bears. For too long we’ve failed to connect the direct impact of environmental injustices,...

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Posted by | June 22, 2016
The Digital CultureSHIFT: Moving from Scale to Power to Achieve Racial Justice

As activism for police accountability, fair wages, just immigration, and more takes center stage, social justice movements are using technology to achieve greater scale and reach wider audiences. In an...

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Posted by | June 21, 2016
Chairman’s (Emeritus) Pub Quiz X: #FeelTheBurma

After our first Pub Quiz in 2007, the New York Times' Katherine Q. Seelye apologetically had to explain to her readers that our participants were not booing Mother Theresa herself;...

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