2021 Race Amity Summit: We, Together (Online)

In by Karen Holloway


Event Details


https://2021raceamitysummit.bpt.me/

Exploring Race Unity from the perspective of head, heart and spirit

VIRTUAL MEETING
Saturday June 12th 8:30 AM 4:45 PM Sunday June 13th 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
Pre-registration required at: https://raceamitysymposium2020.bpt.me
Attendance is free. Donations are appreciated.

SCHEDULE DAY 1
Saturday, June 12

8:30 AM 8:55 AM Plenary Session
Meditation / The Inner Work of Race Unity
Facilitators: Nancy Ewing, Ethan Kerr
Please join us to open the symposium with an indigenous land acknowledgment, an enlivening somatic centering activity, followed by a unifying essence meditation.

The HEAD SESSIONS
9:00 10:30 AM Concurrent Session
Track A: Race & BiologyThe Science vs the Myth
Facilitators: D. Jen Brown, Esq., Jack LoBianco

Track B: Current Genetic Science and the Race Debate
Facilitators: Tamara Bond-Williams, Sven Thiessen
In 2003, scientists completed the Human Genome Project, making it finally possible to examine human ancestry with genetics. What does the science say NOW about race?

10:45 AM 12:15 PM Plenary Session
The Historical Bias and Violence against Asians in the US
Facilitators: Sheba Kapur,

***LUNCH BREAK***
12:15 AM 1:25 PM ARTS LUNCH
IDEA
Mary Haddad (Spackenkill HS/Oakwood Friends Collaboration)
Virtual Art Tour

The HEART SESSIONS
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Race Amity Plenary Session
Amity (E Pluribus Unum): Our Natural State
Facilitators: Isis Benitez, Brian Robinson

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Race Amity Plenary Session
The Sum of Us The Cost of Separation
Facilitators: Deirdra Jen Brown, Muriel Horowitz

SCHEDULE DAY 2
9:00 9:10 Reading of the Proclamation

The SPIRIT SESSIONS
9:15 1:00 PM Plenary Sessions