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Full Conference Session [clear filter]
Saturday, June 3
 

10:00am

Welcome and Opening
Speakers
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Ivette Alfonso

President, Citizen Action of New York
President, Citizen Action of New York
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Karen Scharff

Executive Director, Citizen Action of New York
Executive Director, Citizen Action of New York


Saturday June 3, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
King Street Ballroom

11:00am

Featured Speaker: J. Phillip Thompson
"A Movement Building Strategy for These Times"

Speakers
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J. Phillip Thompson

Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J. Phillip Thompson III, Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University in 1977, a M.U.P. from Hunter College in 1986, and a PhD. in Political Science from the City University... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
King Street Ballroom

11:45am

Performance: Climbing PoeTree
Artists
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Climbing PoeTree

Based in Brooklyn, NY with a dedication to the whole planet, Climbing PoeTree harnesses creativity as the antidote to destruction through their award-winning spoken word, boundary-breaking music, and multimedia hip hop theater. Co-creators Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman have independently... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 11:45am - 12:00pm
King Street Ballroom

5:30pm

6:30pm

Featured Speaker: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
"States Are Where The Action Is: Resistance in the Trump Era."

Speakers
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Eric Schneiderman

NYS Attorney General
Eric was elected the 65th Attorney General of New York State on November 2, 2010. As the highest ranking law enforcement officer for the State, Eric has taken on the tough fights to protect New Yorkers – because he believes there has to be one set of rules for everyone, no matter... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King Street Ballroom

6:30pm

Featured Speaker: Radhika Balakrishnan
"What is the Economy For? The Radical Potential of Human Rights"

Speakers
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Radhika Balakrishnan

Faculty Director, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University
Radhika Balakrishnan, faculty director at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership and professor in Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Rutgers University. She is Commissioner for the Commission for Gender Equity for the City of New... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
King Street Ballroom

8:30pm

 
Sunday, June 4
 

8:30am

Keynote Address: Glenn E. Martin
"Building Power: Those Closest to the Problem are Closest to the Solution"

Speakers
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Glenn E. Martin

President and Founder, JustLeadershipUSA
Glenn E. Martin, President and Founder of JustLeadershipUSA, an organization dedicated to cutting the U.S. correctional population in half by 2030. He is part of the vanguard of advocates working to make that future a reality. His goal is to amplify the voice of the people most impacted... Read More →


Sunday June 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:45am
King Street Ballroom

12:00pm