2018 Conference Overview

2018 Conference Schedule

Celebrating Race Amity in the Legal Arena

Day 1 – Thursday, November 15

Conference Registration open 10:30AM to 6:00PM

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12:30PM – 1:30PM

Welcome

SALON 4
William H. “Smitty” Smith, Ed. D., Founding Executive Director,
National Center for Race Amity

Opening Address:
Conference Co-Host, Robert Henderson, Ed. D.

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1:40PM – 2:50PM

Breakout Sessions: Featured Presenter

SALON 6
PEGGY MCINTOSH, Feminist, Anti-Racism Activist,
Founder of Seed (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)
and Creator of Unpacking the Knapsack of White Privilege


SALON 7
CRAIG ROTHMAN
– Director of Media Services, National Baha’i Assembly, Co-ExecutiveProducer – An American Story Race Amity and the Other Tradition


SALON 8
DEBBY IRVING
– Anti-Racist Educator Author, Waking Up White

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3:10PM – 4:20PM

Afternoon Plenary Presentation


SALONS A, B, C
DON MULLAN
– Founder Hope Initiatives International, Author Eyewitness Bloody Sunday, Founder Frederick Douglass Ireland Project

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4:30PM – 6:00PM

Break and Networking, Bookstore and Art Room

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6:00PM – 7:00PM

Reception For Medal Of Honor Recipients

FOYER

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7:00PM – 9:00PM

SALON 4

RACE AMITY MEDAL OF HONOR DINNER AND PRESENTATION PROGRAM

Day 2 -Friday, November 16

Conference Registration open 7:30AM to 3:30PM

Friday Note:
The Race Amity Moral Mini-clinic for High School and College Students will take place Simultaneous to General Conference Program on Friday. Presentations with particular import for Students attending the Race Amity Moral Mini-Clinic are noted by an asterisk *. These presentations are also open to non-students.

 

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7:30AM – 8:45AM

SALON 4

Breakfast with Spoken Word

Networking /Book Store Open

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8:45AM – 9:45AM

Morning Plenary Presentation


SALONS A, B, C
JUDGE DOROTHY W. NELSON – 
US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Founder and Emeritus Chair, Western Justice Center

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9:45AM - 9:55AM

Break

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9:55AM – 11:05AM

Breakout Sessions


SALONS 1, 2, 3
Race Amity Moral Action Mini-Clinic

Panel: “To Kneel or Not To Kneel”
Moderated by Doug Mitchel, NPR New Generation Radio

Panelists:
Daniel Dewing and Tim Reitzenstein
Students and Offensive Linemen, Tufts University Football

Bill Littlefield, Creator/Former NPR Host Commentator, Its Only A Game

SALON B
Multimedia Presentation & Panel By Race Amity Leadership Academy

Students of Brighton High School and Charlestown High School
Moderator by Donna Hakimia


BLUE HILLS SALON

Breaking It Down Towards E Pluribus Unum
A Non-toxic Race Dialogue Board Game
William H. “Smitty” Smith, Ed. D., Founder National Center for Race Amity

 

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11:05AM – 11:20AM

Break

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11:20AM – 12:30AM

Featured Presentations

SALONS 1 and 2
DR. EDDIE MOORE, JR.
Founder White Privilege Conference

SALON A
Growing A Future of Hope Project: Greening of Africa
DON MULLAN – Founder Hope Initiatives International

SALON B
How To Manage Conflict Without Arguing

CELESTE HEADLEE – The host of On Second Thought
Georgia Public Radio
Author, We Need To Talk

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12:30PM -12:40PM

Break

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12:40PM – 1:30PM

LUNCHEON BUFFET/Plenary Presentation

SALON 5
Segun Idowu, Activist and Equity Advocate

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1:40PM – 2:50PM

Featured Presenters

SALON 6
Equal Justice and the Mind Science of Implicit Bias.
Jen Brown, Esq., Immigration Attorney


SALON 7

Screening and Discussion: “Introduction to Race Amity and The Other Tradition”
Craig Rothman –Director of Media Services, National Baha’i Assembly, Co-Executive Producer – An American Story Race Amity and the Other Tradition


SALON 8

Debby Irving, Anti-Racist Educator Author, Waking Up White


SALON C

Tearing Down The Walls –A Conference Model for Secondary Schools
David Whitfield, Founder
Tearing Down The Walls

SALON B
Youth Solutions for Building One Hundred Million Healthier Lives
Soma Stout, M.D., MPH
Tearing Down The Walls

 

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3:10PM – 3:30PM

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Break

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3:30PM – 4:40PM

Afternoon Plenary Presentation


SALONS A,, B, C
Amity After Brown Vs. Board of Education

Panel Discussion Moderated by
Doug Mitchell Project Founder NPR Next Generation Radio
Co-Founder Journalism Diversity Project

Panelists:
Dr. Roy Jones, National Director, Call Me Mister
Interim Director of Graduate Educational Leadership Center, Clemson University

Joseph Elliott, Educator and Historian
Grandson of Defendant in the First of the Brown Vs. Board of Education Cases

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4:45PM – 6:00PM

Special All Conference Event: The Future of NCRA and My Role in It
Discussion Leaders: William E. Davis and Robert Henderson, Ed.D.


Networking/Book Store Open

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6:00PM – 7:00PM

Dinner Plenary Presentation

Salon 4
Growing A Future of Hope Project: The Greening of Africa
Don Mullan, Founder Hope Initiatives International,

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7:15PM – 10:00PM

Film Screening and Commentary Discussion
Film: La Amistad

Salon 5
Commentary by William E. Davis and Jen Brown

Day 3 – Saturday, November 17

Registration 7:30AM To 9:30AM

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7:30AM – 8:30AM

Breakfast/ Networking/Book Store

SALON 5

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8:30AM – 9:30AM

Morning Plenary

SALONS A, B, C
Chris Hastings
Executive Producer and Editorial Manager of Content
NPR/PRI The World Channel

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9:40AM – 10:50AM

Breakout Sessions

SALON 1
Equal Justice and the Mind Science of Implicit Bias
Jen Brown, Esq., Immigration Attorney


SALON B

Building Welcoming and Inclusive Organizations
Linda Meccouri, Ph.D., Consultant: Positive Change Strategy


SALON 6

How to Talk to a Racist
Celeste Headlee
Host, On Second Thought
Georgia Public Radio
Author, We Need To Talk

 

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10:50AM – 11:00AM

Break

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11:00AM – 12:10PM

Breakout Sessions

 

SALON 7
Challenging White Supremacy In 21 Days or Less
DEBBY IRVING
Anti-Racist Educator,
Author, Waking Up White
&
EDDIE MOORE, JR.
Founder, White Privilege Conference
Author, The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys


BLUE HILLS SALON

Panel: Organizing Initiatives for Local and State Race Amity Day Race

Moderated by
William H. “Smitty” Smith, Founder National Center for Race Amity

Panelists: TBA

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12:10PM – 12:20PM

Break

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12:20PM – 1:20PM

Luncheon Plenary Address

SALON 5
Howard Ross
Founder and Chief Consultant Emeritus, Cook Ross

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1:20PM- 1:45PM

Evaluation and Conference Closing Remarks

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1:45PM – 2:00PM

Networking/ Meet The Authors/ Book Store

BALL ROOM FOYER

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2:00PM

BOOK STORE CLOSES AND CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

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Thursday, November 21 –
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Boston Marriott, Quincy, MA

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Friday, October 4th –
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Mesa Community College
Phoenix, Az

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