2019 Agenda and Presenters

Finding our Paths in Bridging The Racial Divide

2019 National Race Amity Conference
“Finding our Paths in Bridging The Racial Divide”

2019 Conference Presenters

Plenary Presenters

Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Jesse Washington

Jesse Washington

ESPN Undefeated
Author
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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Author
Anti-Racism Educator
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All 2019 National Race Amity Conference Presenters

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MC Class

MC Class

Spoken Word Artist
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Meadow Dibble

Meadow Dibble

Editor and Audio Producer
Atlantic Black Box
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Aram Ferdowsi

Aram Ferdowsi

Family Nurse Practitioner & Diversity Trainer
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Tatyana Fertelmeyster

Tatyana Fertelmeyster

Founder and Principal
Connecting Differences, LLC
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Chris Hastings

Chris Hastings

Executive Producer and Editorial Manager of Content
WGBH Television/NPR/PRI
The World Channel
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Hugh Locke and Timote Georges

Hugh Locke and Timote Georges

Co-Founders
Smallholders Farmers Alliance
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Shauna Lee Manning, M.Ed.

Shauna Lee Manning, M.Ed.

Teacher
Citizen of United Cherokee Ani Yun Wiya Nation
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Layli Maparyan, Ph.D.

Layli Maparyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director
Wellesley Centers for Women
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Claudia Maturell

Claudia Maturell

A Community Outreach Coordinator
Green Acre
A Baha’i Center of Learning
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David McCullough III

David McCullough III

Executive Director
The American Exchange Project
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Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Linda Meccouri, Ph.D.

Conference Co-Host
Community College Educator &
Strategic Change Consultant
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Don Mullan

Don Mullan

Founder of Hope Initiatives International
and The Frederick Dougalass Ireland Project

Robert Rosenfeld

Robert Rosenfeld

Founder and CEO
Idea Connections Systems, Inc.
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Howard Ross

Howard Ross

Conference Co-Host
Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder
Cook Ross
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Robert Sapiro

Robert Sapiro

Administrator
Green Acre
A Baha’i Center of Learning
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Becky Shuster

Becky Shuster

Assistant Superintendent of Equity
Boston Public Schools
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Ron Slay

Ron Slay

Basketball All-American and Former Pro
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William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

William H. “Smitty” Smith Ed.D.

Founding Executive Director
National Center for Race Amity
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Cherry Steinwender

Cherry Steinwender

Co-Founder
Center for The Healing of Racism
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Jesse Washington

Jesse Washington

ESPN Undefeated
Author
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Malii Watts Carolyn, M.A.

Malii Watts Carolyn, M.A.

Founding Principal
EngageBetween
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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Author
Anti-Racism Educator
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The 2019 Race Amity Medal of Honor Recipients

resident Michael D. Higgins

resident Michael D. Higgins

President of Ireland

Cherry Steinwender

Cherry Steinwender

Co-Founder Center for The Healing of Racism

Robert Rosenfeld

Robert Rosenfeld

Founder and CEO Idea Connections Systems, Inc.

Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Educator and Anti-Racism Activist and author

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National Race Amity Conference

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

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