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2022 Program

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Thursday November 17

8:30am to 2:45pm MST
Working Together: Advancing Racial Equity Across the Whole of Government
Pre and Post-Conference Activity
N/A
11:00am to 4:00pm MST
Phoenix Cultural Experience Bus Tour
Pre and Post-Conference Activity
N/A
6:00pm to 8:00pm MST
Meeting the Moment: The Future of Governance and Multiracial Democracy
Plenary
1st Floor Lobby

Friday November 18 to Saturday November 19

All Day
Call & Response
Race Flicks
All Day
In the Wake of Mourning
Race Flicks
All Day
Jubilee: A Black Feminist Homecoming
Race Flicks
All Day
Unwavering: The Power of Black Innovation
Race Flicks
All Day
We Still Here
Race Flicks
All Day
You Racist, Sexist, Bigot
Race Flicks

Friday November 18

9:00am to 10:30am MST
Restorative Justice for our Movement
Plenary
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Ale Libre
Race Flicks
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Whose “American” Words to Transform(N)ations
Racial Justice Reads
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Leading with Racial Equity: A Strategy to Achieve Equity for All
Breakout Session
105 A
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Embodying a White Antiracist Identity and Practice
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Let’s Talk about Sex: Transwomen of Color Talk Sex Work and Decriminalization
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
How Do You Cook Your Rice? A Workshop on Food, Healing and Liberation
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
What Do We Do With the White People? How to Bring Millions of White People into Movements for Social Change
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Generation Justice- Facing Race Radio Production
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Narrative 101
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
New Tools to Tell Our Story: Exploring Virtual Reality (VR) Technologies for Racial Consciousness, Reflection, and Healing
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Transforming our Narrative Waters through Narrative Systems Design
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Operationalizing Love: Utilizing A Critical Theory of Love In Our Fight for Social Justice
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
From a Seat at the Table to Democratic Control: Powerbuilding through Co-governance
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Not Your Traditional Policy Approach — Redefining a Win for Our Communities
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
How Cops Get Off
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
How to Build an Equitable Economy: Center the 100 Million in Policy and Practice
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
ENERGY: What is it good for
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Building a Cooperative Economy
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
So You Want to Become an Anti-Racist Organization
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Dismantling the Master's House: Race, Power, and Electoral Systems
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Real Talk About Building Organizational Capacity for Racial Equity: A Peer Exchange
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Transforming Public Health at the Intersection of Equity and Institutional Change
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Taking Matters Into Our Own Hands: More Healing and Less Colonization in Behavioral Health
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Spoken Word. Creative Community Engagement. The Transportation Experience.
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
It’s Time for Action: a Non-profit Funder Membership Organization Leads a State-wide Strategy to Shift Philanthropy at Scale
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Racing the Election: Reflections on the Midterms and the Direction Forward
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Taking Care of Our Staff in a Capitalist, Ableist, and Racist System
Breakout Session
1:00pm to 2:00pm MST
Protecting The Sacred — An Intimate Discussion on Spirituality and Land Sovereignty
Plenary
301 B/C/D
1:15pm to 2:45pm MST
Powerlands
Race Flicks
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Reimagining Destinies with Nnedi Okorafor
Racial Justice Reads
212 B
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Rockwood's Heart of Black Leadership — Mini Session
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Navigating Dilemmas in White Anti-racist Organizing
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Embodied Encounters: Engaging Arts-Based Processes to Move Beyond Racial Conversations
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Know Your Lane: Examining the Futility and Harm of Racing into Allyship Without Checking Your Privilege
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Power of Storytelling to Advance Justice for Workers
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
H.E.A.L. Together: Lessons in Building an Intergenerational Movement for Strong Public Schools and a Multiracial Democracy
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Narrative Coup: How the Right is Using the Tools of Fandom to Digitally Hack Our Democracy
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Seizing the Opportunity for Equitable Recovery Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Generation Justice Narrative Shift and Leaders for Change Fellowship-- Youth led multiracial, policy and health equity in New Mexico
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Decolonizing Research Practices with the Black Researchers Collective
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Let Our Ancestors Rest
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Green Is Not White Workshop
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Building an Intergenerational Black and Brown Centered Organization
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Funders and Frontline Leaders in New Orleans Partnering to Support Community-led Equitable Climate Solutions
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Returning to Freedom Schools
Breakout Session
213 A
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Addressing Anti Blackness Teach-in
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Let’s fight the return of the “Old Normal!” - Leading for Liberatory Systems and Racial Justice Transformation
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Inside / Outside Strategy: Building the Long Game for the Future We Seek
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Getting at the Root: Global Racial Justice, Truth Telling, and Accountability
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Color of Care Impact Campaign — Ending Racial Inequity in US Healthcare
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Social Justice Spectrum: Building the World We Want from the World We Have
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Trojan Horse in Social Movements: Transforming Power & Oppression the Nonprofit Industrial Complex
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Racial Equity Roundtable: Cohorts to Catalyze Organizational Change
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Paving the Path towards Justice: Implementing more Equitable Infrastructure Investment
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Envisioning Racial Equity in Government
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Geographic Tools to Advance Racial Justice at the Community Level
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Building a Bigger We: The Multiracial Alliances Needed to Win
Breakout Session
4:00pm to 6:00pm MST
Public Education: The Foundation for Multiracial Democracy
4:00pm to 6:00pm MST
The Freedom to Learn: The Fight for Honest, Equitable, and Fully Funded Public Schools as the Foundation for a Just, Multiracial Democracy
Plenary

Saturday November 19

9:00am to 10:30am MST
Keynote
Keynote
301 B/C/D
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Apache Leap
Race Flicks
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Remapping the Center with Rebecca Roanhorse
Racial Justice Reads
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Decolonizing Gender
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Disarm and Dismantle the Police State
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Unsettling Multiracial Identity
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Panel and Workshop: Building Inclusive Democracy with Artists and Musicians
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
#AbortionShowers
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Add Just, Embodied Liberatory Practices
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
We Build Narrative Power through Narrative Organizing
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Wellness Through Movement
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Rise-Home: Seeding New Narratives for Housing & Racial Justice Through Artist/Organizer Collaboration
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Why Black Space Matters: Thought Leadership, Narrative Change and Action in Richmond, VA
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Narrative Design Intensive: Butterfly Lab for Immigrant Narrative Strategy
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Visionary Practices for Community of Color Power & Ownership
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Building a People’s Budget: What Do Our Communities Need to be Safe and Thriving?
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Breaking Borders - Student leadership events addressing systems of power and factors that sustain cultural and socio-economic segregation on Long Island and communities beyond.
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Building community resilience while resisting state-sanctioned violence
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Anti-China politics and anti-Asian racism: case study from Ohio
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Community Violence Solutions
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Sankofa: Learning From our Past to Build a #PoliceFreeSchools Future
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Black Women Best in Action: Demonstrating the Power of our Voices & Vision
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Disability Inclusion as a Racial Justice Imperative
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
More than Brown v. Board: How Today’s Struggle for Racial Justice Runs Through the Schoolhouse Doors
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Democracy Is Under Attack. What Do We Do?: An Interactive Workshop
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Building Strong Schools: Strategies and New Narratives to Confront White Nationalism in Schools
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
What if Philanthropy Were Community-Centered?
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Supporting Transgender Youth
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Exploring and Understanding Anti-Blackness and White Supremacy As Illnesses: Finding A Cure for the Future
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Organizational Culture Shift: The Importance of Power Mapping
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Embedding Equity in a Federal Response to Prevent and End Homelessness
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Embedding Equity within the American Medical Association
Breakout Session
10:45am to 12:15pm MST
Countdown to Dystopia : Sonoran Desert Without Water
Breakout Session
1:00pm to 1:45pm MST
Community Violence as a Public Health Crisis by Everytown for Gun Safety
Mini Stage Presentation
N/A
301 A
1:15pm to 2:45pm MST
Building the American Dream
Race Flicks
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Between Starshine and Clay: Narratives of Black Bodily Autonomy
Racial Justice Reads
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Neither China nor the US: Forging Our Paths in Transnational Struggles and Movements
Breakout Session
N/A
105 A
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Mass Liberation AZ presents: The Importance of Black Political Solidarity; Not just a hashtag but a political framework for the Future
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Indigenous Futurism Through Unapologetic Poetics
Breakout Session
106 B
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Homelessness: Amalgamation of Social Issues
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Demand to Learn: Ending School Pushout & Youth Criminalization
Breakout Session
102 B
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
From the Plantation to the Psych Ward: How Disability Justice Shapes Abolition and Black Liberation
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Co-Creating Safety in Community
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Creative Reaction Lab presents: Redesigners For Justice
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Community costs of drug criminalization and alternative framings of drug policy solutions
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Lessons from Informal Equity Officers at the Federal Level
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Youth Leadership: Shifting Power in Philanthropy
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
A Better Future of Work: Closing Racial Wealth Gap and Building an Equitable Economy for ALL through Worker Ownership
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Reimagine Safety
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Clean and Green Campaign
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
How to Organize a Hunger Strike in Detention Center
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Grounded in Community: Implementing Racial Equity within California Climate and Infrastructure Programs
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Freedom Building
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Self-Managed Abortion with a Reproductive Justice Lens
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Black Mesa Resistance Camp: Dzili' Jin Lifeway
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Building an Equitable Tech Ecosystem
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Government and Community Collaboration to Work Towards Climate Justice
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Caregiver Organizing for Equity and Justice through the Practice of Anti-Racist Integration
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Mobilizing Institutional Power Against White Nationalism
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
The Role of Joy and Imagination in the Fight for Racial Equity (Discussion and Film Screening)
Breakout Session
2:15pm to 3:45pm MST
Confronting Dominant Narratives in Medicine
Breakout Session
4:00pm to 6:00pm MST
What’s Next (Race Forward Direction)
Plenary