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Friday, June 24 • 8:30am - 10:30am
THE FUTURE: What is required for repair and healing to be true and effective? What post-election movements should we be preparing for now?

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Repentance is about the restoration of wellness to all. What would repentance of the lie of white supremacy look like in the U.S.? What would it require? And what will it take to repair what race broke among us? This Summit Session will engage these questions and more.

Moderators
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Lisa Sharon Harper

Chief Church Engagement Officer, Sojourners
From Ferguson to New York to Germany, Lisa has been leading trainings and helping mobilize clergy and community leaders around shared values for the common good, with a focus on racial justice. Prior to joining Sojourners, Lisa was the founding executive director of New York Faith & Justice — an organization at the hub of a new ecumenical movement to end poverty in New York City. In that capacity, she helped establish Faith Leaders... Read More →

Featured Participants
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Deeohn Ferris

Sustainable Community Development Group
Deeohn Ferris, JD, is President and Founder of Sustainable Community Development Group, a not-for-profit national research and policy social venture enterprise, whose two-fold mission is advancing equity and community inclusion in economic development decisions, and ensuring that disadvantaged populations participate in neighborhood revitalization benefits and financial opportunities. Taking into account poverty, social, health and... Read More →
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Rashad Robinson

Executive Director, ColorOfChange
Rashad Robinson serves as Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org. With over 1 million members, ColorOfChange is the nation’s largest online civil rights organization. Since 2005, ColorOfChange has been a leading force in holding government and corporations accountable to Black people and advancing visionary solutions for building a just society for everyone. | | For the past four years, Rashad has greatly expanded the scope and impact of... Read More →
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Dara Silverman

Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ)
Dara Silverman is the National Coordinator of SURJ: Showing Up for Racial Justice, a network with over 150 groups across the United States moving white people into action for racial justice. SURJ works to connect people across the country while supporting and collaborating with local and national racial justice organizing efforts. SURJ is expanding the base of white people who can work in powerful and respectful partnerships with people of... Read More →
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Andrea Smith

NAIITS
Andrea Smith, a disability rights attorney and academic, is a co-founder of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence. She also serves on the board of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS).
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Maria-Jose Soerens

Puentes: Advocacy, Counseling & Education
Maria-Jose “Coté” Soerens is the founding executive director of Puentes, an immigrant-led organization mobilizing mental health resources for immigration justice. A new immigrant herself, Maria-Jose was born in Chile and has made Seattle her home, where she lives with her husband Tim and their son. Maria-Jose is an avid student of undocumented women’s narratives of suffering, writing academically on cultural psychology and migration... Read More →
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Edward Whitfield

Co-Managing Director, Fund for Democratic Communities
Ed Whitfield is a long time social justice activist who came through the late sixties black student movement to do labor, community and anti - war organizing in the South. In 2007, Ed Co-founded The Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC) whose mission is to strengthen authentic democracy in communities and social justice organizations. Since 2010 the main focus of his work has been on building economic democracy through promoting cooperative... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 8:30am - 10:30am
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