Summit Against Racism – January 21st, 2012

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14th Annual Summit Against Racism

Saturday, January 21, 2012.

East Liberty Presbyterian Church

116 South Highland Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15206

9 AM-3PM

Join the Black & White Reunion, your friends and neighbors.

We will work to assess the current needs and struggles in our community

while developing strategies to combat racism and social exclusion in the coming year.

Register at the Door – see details in attached Summit Program and Newsletter

14th Summit Program & Newsletter

THE PROGRAM

8:00 am – Summit Registration Begins

9:00 am – Welcome & Invocation – Rev. Randy Bush, Pastor, East Liberty Presbyterian Church

                   Opening Comments – Tim Stevens, Founder, The Black & White Reunion

                                                            Bob Maddock, Member, Black & White Reunion Coordinating Council

                   “Negro National Anthem” & “America the Beautiful” – James White

SUMMIT WORKSHOPS:

9:30 am – 11:00 am

                1. Being Accountable As Groups & Organizations

                2. Land Tenure and Race

    3. Building the Culture of Peace

                4. The movie “What Does Trouble Mean? Nate Smith’s Revolution

                5. Building on Police Accountability Legislation & The Justice for Jordan Miles Campaign

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

1.       The Image of Women

2.       Mass Incarceration: The New Jim Crow

3.       Strategies for Building Occupy Pittsburgh’s Racial Justice Work

4.       The movie “What Does Trouble Mean? Nate Smith’s Revolution

1:00 pm – LUNCH

                        Announcements & Event Flier Distribution

                        Music by Vocalist/Pianist BRIDGETTE PERDUE

                        (During lunch tabling for organizations will also be available)

1:45 pm – WORKSHOP SUMMARIES & ACTION PROPOSALS

2:45 pm – Closing Announcements – Ken Miller, Member, Black & White Reunion Coordinating Council

                   Closing Remarks – Tim Stevens, B-PEP Founder