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Youth Congress Breakout Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, June 24
 

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - " To Be Young Gifted and Black Queer Feminist: Queering the Agenda"
Speakers
CC

Charlene Carruthers

Black Youth Project 100
RA

R. Ashley Jackson

Human Rights Campaign / Alabama Safe Schools Coalition
SM

Samantha Masters

Black Youth Project 100


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Tougaloo County, Ballard 2nd Floor Theater 500 W County Line Rd., Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "Messaging for Power"
Speakers
EM

Erika Maye

Active Voice


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Tougaloo College, Youth Congress Tent 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "Pass the Memo: The Legislative Process in Mississippi"
Speakers
JO

Joi Owens

American Civil Liberities Union of Mississippi (ACLU of Mississippi)


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Togaloo College, Library - Townsend Room, 3rd Floor 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "The Brown-Tougaloo Partnership"
Speakers
CH

Conisha Hackett

Tougaloo College
JL

Jenni Lee-Brown

Brown University
LO

Laurel Oldershaw

Brown University


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Tougaloo College, Bennie Thompson Center Room 209 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "#NoJustNoPeace"
Speakers
SD

Sammie Dow

NAACP Youth College Division
JL

Jahmiah Lewis

NAACP Youth College Division
DS

Desmond Seymour

NAACP Youth College Division


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Tougaloo College, Holmes Hall 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "Better Schools Better Jobs: Ballot Initiative"
Speakers
CT

Charles Taylor

Civic Engagement Consultant, One Voice
Better Schools Better Jobs 
AT

Amber Thomas

Better Schools Better Jobs


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Tougaloo College, Woodworth Chapel 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

10:00am

10:00am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "We Can't Survive on $7.25: The Fight for a Fairer Wage"
Speakers
JD

Joshua Desmond

United Auto Workers Global Organizing Institute (UAW)
AT

Austin Thompson

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:30pm
Tougaloo College, Owens Wellness Center 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

11:45am

11:45am

11:45am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 2 - "Not in Our State: Don't Be Silent, Stop the Violence"
Speakers
TF

Tawanda Fisher

Next Level Faith Ministry
HR

Hilliard Rashad Jones

Murrah High School Class of 2014
JK

Jauan Knight

Murrah High School Class of 2014


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Tougaloo College, Bennie Thompson Center 209 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

11:45am

11:45am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 2 - "Voter ID in the 'Sip/My Vote, My V.O.I.C.E."
Speakers
SD

Sammie Dow

NAACP Youth College Division
YG

Yasmin Gabriel

Upgrade Mississippi
AM

Antron McKay

Upgrade Mississippi


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Tougaloo College, Youth Congress Tent 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

11:45am

11:45am

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 2 - "Youth Taking Control of Elections"
Speakers
LR

Leidy Robledo

Alliance for Education Justice (AEJ) and The Urban Youth Collaborative


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Tougaloo College, Woodworth Chapel 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 3 - "Education Funding in Mississippi"
Speakers
WJ

Wendy Johnson

Whitten Middle School
AP

Allytra Perryman

Community Organizer, Mississippi Center for Justice
Allytra serves as community organizer in the Center's Biloxi office. In this role, Allytra leads a multi-faceted campaign to secure the re-opening of Nichols Elementary School, which received the highest rating of any school in Biloxi in 2010. She also works to engage regional organizations... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tougaloo College, Holmes Hall 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 3 - "Freedom Summer: Stories and Strategies/Telling Your Story in Community Organizing"
Speakers
AD

Anna Davis

Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition
RA

R. Ashley Jackson

Human Rights Campaign / Alabama Safe Schools Coalition


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tougaloo College, Ballard Hall 2nd Floor 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:30pm

2:30pm

2:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 3 - "Mississippi Goddam: Still Building a New World Together in the South"
Speakers
JD

Joshua Desmond

United Auto Workers Global Organizing Institute (UAW)


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tougaloo College, Owens Wellness Center 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 3 - "National Student Bill of Rights"
Speakers
AM

Amatullah Mervin

Boston Area Youth Organizing Project
TM

Tre Murphy

Baltimore Algebra Project
SW

Saeda Washington

Youth United for Change


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tougaloo College, Library - Roach Seminar Room, 3rd Floor 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:30pm

2:30pm

2:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 3 - "Youth Organizing and School-to-Prison Pipeline"
Speakers
LR

Leidy Robledo

Alliance for Education Justice (AEJ) and The Urban Youth Collaborative


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tougaloo College, Woodworth Chapel Basement Conference Room 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174
 
Wednesday, June 25
 

1:00pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 1 - "I Got My People With Me: New Approaches to Labor"
Speakers
JD

Joshua Desmond

United Auto Workers Global Organizing Institute (UAW)


Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tougaloo College, Youth Congress Tent 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

1:00pm

2:45pm

Youth Congress Breakout Sessions: Block 2 - "Jews and Freedom Summer"
Speakers
EK

Etta King

Jewish Women's Archive


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Tougaloo College, Youth Congress Tent 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

2:45pm

4:30pm

4:30pm

 
Thursday, June 26
 

1:30pm

1:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Session - "Creating a Campus Grassroots Campaign"
Speakers
ET

Edwith Theogene

Feminist Majority Foundation


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tougaloo College, Ballard Hall 2nd Floor 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

1:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Session - "Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline"
Speakers
DA

Dr. Artika Tyner

University of St. Thomas School of Law


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tougaloo College, Galloway Rm. 9 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

1:30pm

1:30pm

Youth Congress Breakout Session - "Understanding Identity, Privilege and Power"
Speakers
avatar for Mia Henry

Mia Henry

Executive Director, Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
Mia is an educator and social justice activist who has launched multiple leadership development initiatives throughout her career.  In addition to her work at the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Mia also facilitates justice + equity trainings, serves as a consultant and... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Togaloo College, Library - Townsend Room, 3rd Floor 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

3:15pm

Youth Congress Breakout Session - "The People's Movement Assemblies"
Youth Tent,. Library Roach 3rd Floor, Ballard 2nd Floor, Library Townsend 3rd Floor

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Tougaloo College 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174

5:00pm

Youth Congress Breakout Session - "The People's Movement Assemblies"
Youth Tent, Library Roach 3rd Floor, Ballard 2nd Floor, Library Townsend 3rd Floor

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tougaloo College 500 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39174