WHEN: Wed November 2nd, 4:45p – 8p
WHERE: Patio Room, Dining Hall, Queens College
Curious about what Black Lives Matter is and isn’t? Join us for an informative exploration of the movement and discuss how to create sustainable social change in your community.
The Center For Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding’s (CERRU) Annual Innovation Exchange this year is on Black Lives Matter. We are partnering with the SEEK department and the Secondary Education department’s program, Complicated Conversations, to bring you an event to learn more about BLM and about how to engage with social movements.
The event will begin with a panel, followed by Q&A and end with two breakout sessions where attendees can choose to engage with different workshops offered. We will serving dinner and a coffee break.
- Kirk Burkhalter J.D. <http://www.nyls.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/faculty_profiles/kirk_burkhalter/>
- Nakisha Lewis
- Autumn Marie
- Dr. Kerri-Ann Smith
4:45pm Food will be available
5pm Opening, poetry, and panel
6:35pm Coffee & Cookie Break
6:45pm Breakout Session #1
7:20pm Breakout Session #2
Please RSVP at Eventbrite<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-exchange-black-lives-matter-tickets-28399054336> to guarantee a spot and to make check-in a smooth process.
After the event, we will having a free screening of Spike Lee’s “2 Fists Up: We Gon’ Be Alright”<http://www.blacklivesmattersyllabus.com/spikelee/> from 8:15-9:30pm.