2017 Race Amity Conference

Celebrating Race Amity In the Arts

Celebrating Race Amity In the Arts

2017 Conference Special Presentations

Rain Wilson

Actor

(The Office and Numerous Films and Specials), Creator of The Digital Arts Space Soul Pancake

Andrea Baker

Mezzo Soprano Diva

Creator of Sing Sistah Sing!

Wheelock Family Theater

Live Performance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In The Heights”.

2017 Keynote Speakers

Rain Wilson

Actor

(The Office and Numerous Films and Specials), Creator of The Digital Arts Space Soul Pancake

Chris Hastings

Chris Hastings

Executive Producer and Editorial Manager of Content

Norma Johnson

Norma Johnson

President, Good Life Organization

Performing Artist, Teacher
Speaker, Consultant and Facilitator
Roberto Rivera

Roberto Rivera

President, Good Life Organization

2017 Featured Presenters

Ashley Bryan

Ashley Bryan

Artist/Illustrator of Children’s Books

Linda Chin

Linda Chin

Artistic Director Wheelock Family Theater

Robert “Bob” Grant

Robert “Bob” Grant

Chairman Retired NFL Players Congress

Randie Gottlieb

Randie Gottlieb

Founder and CEO of UnityWorks

Chris Hastings

Chris Hastings

Executive Producer and Editorial Manager of Content

Debby Irving

Debby Irving

Anti-Racist Educator,
Author, Waking Up White.

Peggy Mcintosh

Peggy Mcintosh

Feminist, Anti-Racism Activist, Scholar, Founder of Seed (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

Founder, White Privilege Conference and Author

Pamela Chatterton Purdy & Rev. Dr. David Purdy

Pamela Chatterton Purdy & Rev. Dr. David Purdy

Creators, Civil Rights Icons: Past and Present

Roberto Rivera

Roberto Rivera

President, Good Life Organization

Joe Sam

Joe Sam

Mixed Media Artist

Jesse Washington

Jesse Washington

Senior Writer, ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com

Lisa Simmons

Lisa Simmons

Founder and Director
Roxbury  International Film Festival

William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

Founding Executive Director
National Center for Race Amity
Also Breakout Presenter

Craig Rothman

Craig Rothman

United States Baha'i National Center

2017 Program Hosts

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

On Second Thought
Georgia Public Radio
Author ,We Need To Talk
Also Breakout Presenter
Robert C. Henderson, Ed. D.

Robert C. Henderson, Ed. D.

President, Henderson Consulting LLC

Principal Consultant,
“Wegman’s Ways To Manage”
Also Convener and Breakout Presenter
Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Consultant: Positive Change Strategy

Doug Mitchell

Doug Mitchell

Project Founder.
NPR Next Generation Radio
Co-Founder Journalism Diversity Project
Also Breakout Presenter

Conference Sponsors