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Jacksonville Civil Rights Conference Schedule

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2022

4:00 – 7:00 PM
REGISTRATION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

 

7:00 – 9:00 PM
EVENING OPENING RECEPTION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)
Keynote speaker……the Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, American academic, author, ordained minister and radio host

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022

8:30 – 9:00 AM
NETWORKING AND COFFEE (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

 

9:00 – 10:30 AM
BREAKFAST SESSION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

Keynote speaker…..Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, president, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM
MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

For in-person attendees only; breakout-room discussions with expert leaders who will guide reflections on the most-recent keynote address.

 

1:00 – 2:30 PM
LUNCHEON SESSION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

Keynote speaker….Dr. Johnnetta Cole, president emerita, Spelman College and Bennett College

 

2:45 – 4 PM
AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

For in-person attendees only; breakout-room discussions with expert leaders who will guide reflections on the most-recent keynote address.

 

7:00 – 9:30 PM
EVENING SESSION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

Keynote speaker…….Leon Russell, chair, National Board of Directors, NAACP

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022

 

8:00 AM
BREAKFAST OPENS (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

 

9:00 – 10:30 AM
BREAKFAST SESSION  (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

Keynote speakers and youth leaders to be announced

 

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM
MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

For in-person attendees only; breakout-room discussions with expert leaders who will guide reflections on the most-recent keynote address.

 

1:00 — 2:30 PM
LUNCHEON SESSION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

Panel discussion on racial equity topics featuring:

Charlie Cobb, journalist, professor and former activist with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Rodney L. Hurst, author, Civil Rights activist, Black historian

The Rev. Christopher McKee, senior pastor of The First Baptist Church of Oakland

Chevara Orrin, diversity, equity and inclusion strategist, social justice activist, independent filmmaker, social entrepreneur and author

 

2:45 – 4:00 PM
AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

 

7:00 – 9:30 PM
CONCERT CELEBRATION (SOUTHBANK MARRIOTT)

G.C. Cameron, former singer with The Spinners and The Temptations, accompanied by local band, The Katz Downstairs

 

CONFERENCE ENDS