Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Felicia Arriaga

Coordinator of Cross Movement Solidarity | NC Statewide Police Accountability Network & NC Black Leadership Organizing Collective
Pronouns: she/her/ella
Felicia Arriaga is a bilingual latinx organizer living in Boone, NC. Originally from Western, North Carolina she completed her undergraduate, Masters, and PhD in Sociology at Duke University. She is an assistant professor of Sociology and the NC BLOC's conductor of cross movement solidarity where she also coordinates the NC Statewide Police Accountability Network.

Presentations from Facing Race 2022

Addressing Anti Blackness Teach-in

Participants will be able to:
Identify how anti-Blackness shows up in their communities, movements, and society
Draw a connection between policing and anti-Blackness
Develop collective tools for addressing anti-Blackness
Identify tools to help divest from systematic injustice, intentional harm in Black communities

We will focus on different layers:
-Narrative: who gets to share
-Systematic: white patriarchy/Patriarchy & centering, call for reparations
-Communal: not protecting Black women
-Personal: checklist

Speakers: Felicia Arriaga, Blu Lewis