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BLM Cambridge Symposium

BLM Cambridge Symposium
with Special Guests Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Elle Hearns 

(www.blmsymposium.com)

BLM Cambridge is hosting a day-long symposium focused on achieving racial justice and social equity in the Metro-North, and beyond. Keynote speakers include BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and Executive director of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, Elle Hearns. Also featuring Future (Janaya Khan) and DiDi Delgado. Join us as we envision and work towards creating a lasting and equitable future!

Tentative Schedule: 

  • MORNING BLOCK
  • 9am Breakfast | Meet & Greet | Art Gallery
  • 930pm Welcome | Community Agreements 
  • 10am Grounding Exercise | BLM Cambridge Overview | Speaker: DiDi Delgado
  • 11am Affinity Panels: Black, Latinx, API/non-Black POC, white
  • 12pm Keynote Speaker: Patrisse Khan-Cullors
  • 1pm Lunch
  • EVENING BLOCK
  • 2pm Discussion - Organizing in the Metro-North: Strengths and Opportunities For Growth
  • 3pm Keynote Speaker: Future (Janaya Khan) of BLM Canada/Toronto
  • 3:45pm Breakout Sessions: Artist Workshop | White People Challenging Racism (WPCR) | Direct Action Workshop | Resources & Creative Financing Workshop | Self Care 202
  • 4:30pm Intersectional Panels: Youth & Activism | Food Justice | Queer and Trans Liberation
  • 5pm Keynote Speaker: Elle Hearns - Executive director, Marsha P. Johnson Institute
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 7:15pm Representative Panel (Report Backs)
  • 7:45 Closing Out
  • 11pm AFTER PARTY (Off-Site) TBD  

$75 - All Day Admission/Sponsorship
$50 - Half Day (Morning OR Evening) Admission ONLY

Note: We encourage QT/POC and those with financial constraints to contact the organizers at blmcambridge@gmail.com for sliding scale accommodations.

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