In Plain Sight: A Racial Justice Conference

Date: 
Sat Nov 1, 2014 -
1:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Location: 
Columbia Law School
435 W 116th St
New York, NY
United States
IN PLAIN SIGHT
Towards Engendering the Fight for Racial Justice in the 21st Century
 
3 facilitated conversations and panels about the injustices facing women of color
 
November 1, 9am-6pm
Columbia Law School
435 West 116th, NewYork, NY

PROGRAM AGENDA

9:00am - 9:30am: Registration and Breakfast
9:30am - 10:00am: Welcome and Overview of the Day
10:00am - 12:15pm: Over-policed and Underprotected: Experiences of Women of Color in the Movement Against State Sanctioned Violence
12:15pm - 1:15pm: Lunch
1:15pm - 1:30pm: Spoken Word
1:30pm - 3:30pm: Beyond Male Endangerment: Engendering Racial Justice
3:30pm - 4:00pm: Break
4:00pm - 6:00pm : #WhyWeCantWait: An Roundtable Conversation on Realigning My Brother's Keeper to Ensure an Inclusive and Comprehensive Approach
 

Featuring:
Kimberlé Crenshaw and Luke Harris, African American Policy Forum
Joanne N. Smith, Girls for Gender Equity
Martinez Sutton, Brother of 22-year old Rekia Boyd, killed by Chicago PD
Aleta Alston-Toure, Free Marissa Alexander Campaign
Ashley Yates, Ferguson youth organizer, Millennial Activists United
Barbara Arnwine, The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Heidi Hartmann, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
Terry O’Neill, National Organization for Women
Kiese Laymon, Author of the best-selling novel Long Division
Brittney Cooper, The Crunk Feminist Collective
Mychal Denzel Smith, The Nation
Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Documentary Film Maker and Activist
Kristie Dotson, Black Feminist Philosopher
Farah Tanis, Black Women’s Blueprint
Marlon Peterson, Writer and Activist
Nakisha Lewis, Philanthropic Strategist
Alvin Starks, Philanthropic Strategist
Catherine MacKinnon, Feminist Legal Scholar
Elena Ruiz, Philosopher
Sunita Patel, Human Rights Activist and Civil Rights Attorney
Nimmi Gowrinathan, International Human Rights Activist
Andrea Ritchie, Police Misconduct Attorney and Organizer
Terry Dotson, Health Care Specialist
Taylonn Murphy, Father of Tayshana Murphy, murdered in 2011 

JOIN US NOVEMBER 1 AS WE TELL THE WORLD
#WHYWECANTWAIT
TO SUPPORT WOMEN OF COLOR

RSVP HERE.