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Inaugural Juneteenth Conference 2021

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Schedule

· Stage
Opening Keynote: NYS Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman
Alicia Hyndman D Ekow King Roberto Peguero Kathy Sheehan Havidan Rodriguez, Ph.D. Samuel Caldwell, Jr. MBA Charles Rogers
2021-06-17T11:00:00Z 2021-06-17T12:00:00Z America/New_York Opening+Keynote%3A+NYS+Assemblywoman+Alicia+Hyndman https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Table Topic Dialogues w/ Rilwan Ameen
Rilwan Ameen D Ekow King Sari Khatib, MSW
2021-06-17T12:00:00Z 2021-06-17T12:55:00Z America/New_York Table+Topic+Dialogues+w%2F+Rilwan+Ameen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
test
Clemmie Harris, Ph.D. Barry Walston, MSW
2021-06-17T12:49:00Z 2021-06-17T13:45:00Z America/New_York test https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Juneteenth 2021: How did we get here and where do we go?
Barry Walston, MSW D Ekow King Clemmie Harris, Ph.D.
2021-06-17T13:00:00Z 2021-06-17T13:45:00Z America/New_York Juneteenth+2021%3A+How+did+we+get+here+and+where+do+we+go%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Know Thyself: Resources to reset you on your path towards self-discovery.
Miciah Z. Yehudah holds an MA in Africana Studies from State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany and a PhD in African American Studies from Temple University. His research interests coalesce around three points: (a) the exhibition of historic deep African thought, (b) the exposition of the consequences of erasure of Black narratives from global and local histories, and (c) the development and application of strategies of resistance against such methods of marginalization. He is currently a lecturer in the School of Humanities of Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI),
D Ekow King Miciah Z. Yehudah, Ph.D.
2021-06-17T13:50:00Z 2021-06-17T14:45:00Z America/New_York Know+Thyself%3A+Resources+to+reset+you+on+your+path+towards+self-discovery. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Celebration & Commemoration
A dialogue on the ways African-Americans integrated domestic and international emancipation milestones into their freedom celebrations in the tri-city area.
D Ekow King Jennifer Burns, Ph.D.
2021-06-17T14:50:00Z 2021-06-17T15:45:00Z America/New_York Celebration+%26+Commemoration https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Special Guest Speaker: The Art of Human Care
D Ekow King Hassan Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE
2021-06-17T15:50:00Z 2021-06-17T16:45:00Z America/New_York Special+Guest+Speaker%3A+The+Art+of+Human+Care https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Grand Rising
D Ekow King
2021-06-18T10:00:00Z 2021-06-18T10:45:00Z America/New_York Grand+Rising https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Bigger & Better Business – What's Your Madam CJ Walker look like in 2021
D Ekow King Jessica Rowell Anne Hayes Wilson Kierra Jones Analusette Shaello Anzala B. Wilson-Alozie, J.D.
2021-06-18T10:45:00Z 2021-06-18T11:45:00Z America/New_York Bigger+%26+Better+Business+%E2%80%93+What%27s+Your+Madam+CJ+Walker+look+like+in+2021 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Community Dialogue: Institutional Racism with Galen Gomes, Sr.
Join Galen Gomes, Sr. Ed.D, in a guided dialogue about the the impact of institutionalized/systemic racism on the African-American community. Dr. Gomes is the Drector of Diversity & Inclusion at the College of St. Rose
D Ekow King Galen Gomes, Sr., Ed.D Barry Walston, MSW
2021-06-18T11:50:00Z 2021-06-18T12:30:00Z America/New_York Community+Dialogue%3A+Institutional+Racism+with+Galen+Gomes%2C+Sr. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Social Action: Racism as a Public Health issue
D Ekow King Barry Walston, MSW
2021-06-18T12:50:00Z 2021-06-18T13:45:00Z America/New_York Social+Action%3A+Racism+as+a+Public+Health+issue https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
“Education: An Achilles heel for Black and Brown students: How do we fix it?
D Ekow King Shermaine Moore-Boakye Patrick Jean-Pierre, Psy.D. Oliver Robinson, Ed.D.
2021-06-18T13:50:00Z 2021-06-18T14:45:00Z America/New_York %E2%80%9CEducation%3A+An+Achilles+heel+for+Black+and+Brown+students%3A+How+do+we+fix+it%3F+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Special Guest Speaker: The Art of Human Care (Re-Play)
D Ekow King Hassan Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE
2021-06-18T15:00:00Z 2021-06-18T15:45:00Z America/New_York Special+Guest+Speaker%3A+The+Art+of+Human+Care+%28Re-Play%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Keynote: NYS Senator Kevin S. Parker
The Juneteenth Bill
D Ekow King Kevin S. Parker
2021-06-18T16:00:00Z 2021-06-18T16:45:00Z America/New_York Closing+Keynote%3A++NYS+Senator+Kevin+S.+Parker+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Free Time (please consider supporting, in-person, local community events)
Building Blocks Together is excited to announce its first in-person event of 2021 with a Juneteenth Black Professional Happy Hour on Friday, June 19th, from 6-9pm. To purchase tickets for the event: https://juneteenth-blk-professional-real-estatemixer.eventbrite.com
D Ekow King
2021-06-18T17:00:00Z 2021-06-18T21:00:00Z America/New_York Free+Time+%28please+consider+supporting%2C+in-person%2C+local+community+events%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Sigma Sleep-out for Social Justice/Juneteenth Midnight Meditation
Sleep-out and ancestral readings begin on Dutch Quad Commons and in the Great Hall, including a Midnight Moment of Silence in Honor of our ancestors
D Ekow King
2021-06-18T21:00:00Z 2021-06-19T06:00:00Z America/New_York Sigma+Sleep-out+for+Social+Justice%2FJuneteenth+Midnight+Meditation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Finaugural-juneteenth-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Alicia Hyndman

Rilwan Ameen

Beta Beta Pi Chapter, SUNY Oneonta Alum

Julia Hastings

Associate Professor Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Darrell Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW

Iona College's Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

V. Nenaji Jackson, Ph.D.

Principal Manager, Chase Public Policy Consultants

Galen Gomes, Sr., Ed.D

Director of Diversity & Inclusion, College of St. Rose

Oliver Robinson, Ed.D.

Superintendent, Shenendehowa Schools

Patrick Jean-Pierre, Psy.D.

Psy.D., Schenectady City School District

Shermaine Moore-Boakye

Principal, KIPP Albany Community Charter School

Anzala B. Wilson-Alozie, J.D.

Executive Director of Albany YMCA & Youth Development

Analusette Shaello

DNA Bodyworx

Kierra Jones

Kierra Jones International

Anne Hayes Wilson

Mimi Blackstone

Jessica Rowell

Real Property Solutions

Barry Walston, MSW

Black Child Development Institute

Miciah Z. Yehudah, Ph.D.

Lecturer, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Jennifer Burns, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Africana Studies

Clemmie Harris, Ph.D.

Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of History, Utica College

Sari Khatib, MSW

Member, Capital District Sigmas

Hassan Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE

Surgeon, Author, Humanitarian

Havidan Rodriguez, Ph.D.

President, UAlbany

Kathy Sheehan

Mayor, City of Albany

Kevin S. Parker

NYS Senator

Roberto Peguero

CEO of CCC, Inc.

Samuel Caldwell, Jr. MBA

CDO and NYS Dir. of Social Action, of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

D Ekow King

Asst. to VPSA for DEI and Pres. Mu Iota Sigma Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity. Inc.

Charles Rogers

Pastor, 1st congregational Church, Albany, NY. Assoc. Dean of Students, UAlbany

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