BLM Cambridge Symposium w/ Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Elle Hearns

June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Washburn Hall

MA 02138
Black Lives Matter Cambridge

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. Join us as we envision and work towards creating a lasting and equitable future!

$75 – All Day Admission/Sponsorship
$50 – Half Day (Morning OR Evening) Admission ONLY
We encourage QT/POC and those with financial constraints to contact the organizers at [email protected] for sliding scale accommodations.
Tentative Schedule:
8:30am Breakfast | Meet & Greet | Art Gallery
930pm Welcome | Community Agreements
10am Grounding Exercise | BLM Cambridge Overview
11am Affinity Panels: Black, Latinx, API/non-Black POC, white, Digital Security Workshop, Black yoga
12pm Lunch
1pm Keynote Speaker: Patrisse Khan-Cullors

2pm Affinity Panels: Black Joy, Black y Latinx Partner Abuse Panel, “White People Lie” (Truth Telling) Panel, Movement 4 Black Lives Platform Panel.
3pm Breakout Sessions: Reparations Discussion | “Know THEIR Wrongs, Know Your Rights” Training w/ National Lawyers Guild | Confronting Islamophobia with Shannon Al-Wakeel (MJL) | “Ain’t No Power Like The Power Of The Youth!” Panel
4pm Moving Beyond Performative Allyship: DiDi Delgado
4:30pm Keynote Speaker: Elle Hearns – Executive director, Marsha P. Johnson Institute
5:15pm Dinner
6:30pm Final Discussion Panel: “State of BLM”: Treva Lindsey w/ Karlene, Martin, Patrisse, Chanelle, DiDi, & April.
7:30 Closing Remarks/Report Backs
8pm Closing Out


[Parking, Menu Options, and Child Care details pending]

This event WILL be accessible to Black, Trans, and Cash Poor individuals. Shoot an email to [email protected] with the subject “Symposium Accessibility” for sliding scale accommodations.