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

Jamal Watkins

Chief of Staff | Center for Social Inclusion
In his role as Chief of Staff, Mr. Watkins is responsible for providing programmatic leadership through the management of all program staff. This includes but is not limited to strategy development, program management, organizational networking, alliance building and relationship management.

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

Consumer Based Strategies for Advancing Racial Justice

The use of consumer boycotts and providing alternatives (?buy-cotts?) are signature strategies of racial justice projects of the past. This workshop will highlight current campaigns and initiatives that employ these strategies in advancing racial justice in the present. How are these current-day examples similar to and/or improve upon the strategies of the past? The workshop will tease out lessons from these initiatives and how they can instructive in crafting racial justice strategies in the age of globalization.

Speakers: Lisa Castellanos, Tracy Van Slyke, Jamal Watkins