the robert and jean graetz symposium on human rights and reconciliation
The Graetz Symposium will examine the role of nonviolent resistance as a tactic/strategy/ and viable philosophy in blacks’ efforts to overcome racial oppression and as a model for solving conflicts between individuals, within communities and among nations around the world.
“Hope, History and Nonviolent Resistance in the Struggle for the Beloved Community”
9:35 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. “The Historical, Spiritual/ Ethical and Ideological Roots of Nonviolent Resistance to Societal Conflicts | Presenter: Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Civil Rights Activist, Minister, College Lecturer and Strategist on Nonviolent Social Change
10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. “Nonviolent Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement" | Presenter: Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, Assistant Professor of African-American Studies, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. “Nonviolent Resistance - A Personal Transformative Philosophy and Theology” | Presenter: Dr. Ruby Sales, Founder, SpiritHouse Project, Civil Rights Activist and Lecturer
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. “Nonviolent Resistance and Martin Luther King, Jr.” | Presenter: Dr. Keith Burton, Director, Center for Adventist-Muslim Relations/ Professor of Religion, Oakwood University, Huntsville, Alabama
12:20 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. “The Spirituality of Nonviolent Resistance & the Struggle for the Beloved Community” | Presenter: Dr. Robert White, Instructor of Humanities, Alabama State University
Afternoon Workshop Session:
"Nonviolent Resistance in the Twenty-First Century"
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
This workshop looks at nonviolent resistance as a tool for solving problems facing communities in the twenty-first century. Attorney Ainka Jackson, Executive Director of Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation will moderate a panel discussion with community activists and leaders, including Charles Lee, Executive Director of That's My Child; Deandre Burns, High School Program Director at Common Ground Montgomery; and more.
For more information, contact Anneshia Hardy at 334-229-8568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program is free and open to the public.
Tue., Apr. 23, 2019, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
More Information on Website: mailchi.mp/e6878abc2005/standing-against-the-negative-forces-around-us-1980713
Dunn Oliver Acadome 915 S Jackson St. Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Category: History, Family, Civil Rights, Community