Implicit Bias 2.0: Session begins at 1:08
From Ferguson to immigration reform to the gains and losses of women, multiple movements have witnessed backlash against the demographic and cultural shift occurring now throughout our nation. Explore the historical, theological, and structural impacts of implicit bias in society and in the church. Through the power of story, this Summit session will explore the human impacts and best practices to dismantle bias based on race, gender, immigrant, and youth status in the church and society.
Speakers: Lisa Sharon Harper, Sojourners; Leroy Barber, Word Made Flesh; Netta Elzie, Amnesty International; Susan Glisson, The William Winter Institute at the University of Mississippi; Patty Prasada-Rao, Christian Community Development Association; Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American
The Criminalization of Blackness, Poverty, and Youth: Session begins at 1:55
Featuring voices from Baltimore, Ferguson, and other corners of the criminal justice movement, including: the President’s Task Force on Policing Reform, and the mother of Jordan Davis, Lucia McBath, this Summit Session will dig deep to discern the needed shifts in policy, economic opportunity, grant funding, and movement building needed to fix America’s broken justice system.
Speakers: Rev. Starsky Wilson, Deaconess Foundation; Rev. Heber Brown III, Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore; Lucia McBath, national spokesperson with Everytown and the mother of Jordan Davis; Brittany Packnett, Teach for America-St. Louis; Joey Williams, Faith in Action Kern County (PICO)
Artists: Amena Brown; Brittini Gray