Schedule

 
 Monday, August 31
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Opening Welcome Address
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Money, Wealth and Disparities: Agony to Action—Creating Inclusive Access
 
 Tuesday, September 1
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    PDS for EDUCATORS: When the Bell Rings: Rethinking Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
 
 Wednesday, September 2
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    PDS for NMA: What Does the Black Community Need to Know About Vaccinations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Policy Session
 
 Thursday, September 3
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    From the Mailbox to the Ballot Box: Exercising Your Right to Vote in the Age of COVID-19
 
 Friday, September 4
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    EMERGING LEADERS - Mentor Matching Insights
 
 Tuesday, September 8
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Vote to Save our Planet: The Urgency of Addressing the Climate Crisis in 2020 and Beyond
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    4th Annual HBCU Braintrust: Financing Our Future - How HBCU Investment Spurs America’s Greatness
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    PDS for EDUCATORS: Igniting and Inviting Student Self-Direction and High Achievement In the Now Remote Learning Environment
 
 Wednesday, September 9
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    PDS for NMA: Social Determinants of Health: Criminal Justice Reform and Abolishing the Capital Punishment
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Why Black Participation in Clinical Trials Matters
 
 Thursday, September 10
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Next Steps After House Passage of DC Statehood Bill
 
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM    Overview and Discussion of the Racial Wealth Gap in the U.S.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Veteran’s Braintrust: COVID-19 AND VETERANS: THE NEW NORMAL
 
 Friday, September 11
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Hip Hop and Politics: Response, Reform, Renewal
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Lights, Camera and Social Justice: Is This the 2020 Equity Movement
 
 Monday, September 14
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Financial Independence & Black Wealth Creation
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    Financial Services Braintrust
 
 Tuesday, September 15
 
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM    Education Braintrust: Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Amazon’s Future Engineers: From Childhood to Career
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Voting Rights Braintrust: Our Votes. Our Voices. They Matter.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    PDS for EDUCATORS: Pair of ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adverse Community Experiences
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    ALC 2020 National Town Hall: Restorative Justice for African Americans Before & After COVID-19
 
 Wednesday, September 16
 
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM    Health Braintrust: Petri Dish Politics - Addressing and Moving Beyond Medical Mistrust in the Black Community
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    PDS for NMA: Disparities in Caregiving for High Risk Populations: Older Americans, HIV, and COVID-19
 
 Thursday, September 17
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Child Welfare: What Communities can do to Build Hope and End Systemic Racism and Inequitable Treatment of Children and Families of Color.
 
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM    The State of Minority Automobile Dealers and the Effect of Covid-19 on the Auto Industry
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    Energy Braintrust: Transformation of Electric Power Grid into Smart Grid - Climate Change and the Innovations Closing Africa's Electric Power Gap
 
6:00 PM - 7:20 PM    4th Annual HBCU Braintrust: Financing Our Future - How HBCU Investment Spurs America’s Greatness
 
 Friday, September 18
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Fatherhood, Black Men and Boys - Police Brutality "The Killing of our People Must Stop"
 
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM    Beyond Coronavirus: The Road Ahead for Diversity in the Media and Entertainment Industry
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    Young, Gifted, and Black
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Zero Emissions: The Future of E-Mobility for Black & Brown Communities
 
 Saturday, September 19
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    COVID-19 Amid Political Turmoil
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    COVID, Cancer, Black America
 
 Sunday, September 20
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    TIME: Systemic Separation and Mass Incarceration of African American Families Documentary Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    All In: The Fight for Democracy Screening
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    All In: The Fight for Democracy Panel
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    TIME: Systemic Separation and Mass Incarceration of African American Families Panel
 
 Monday, September 21
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Keeping your Small Business Alive and Thriving During the Pandemic: Learn how to secure the bag and access new markets
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Economic Justice in Black Communities: PolicyHack
 
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM    Science & Technology Braintrust: The Science Divide: Let’s Get Our Children Ready
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Economic Justice: Examining the Financial Burdens of Inequality and Striving for an Equitable COVID-19 Recovery
 
 Tuesday, September 22
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    99 Problems. Dont Let Your Vote be One!
 
1:00 PM - 2:20 PM    Why We Can’t Wait - HR 40 - Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act
 
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM    2020 State of Housing in Black America: Challenges, Opportunities, and Public Policy
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    PDS for EDUCATORS: Today’s Lesson: The Power in Us
 
 Wednesday, September 23
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Advancing Black Maternal Health: Moving the Momnibus and Coverage Expansion Forward
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    PDS for NMA: Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials for Better Public Health Outcomes
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Epicenter of the Eviction Crisis: Black Women’s Fight for Health, Housing, and Education
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Peacock Presents: Harry Belafonte’s The Sit-In
 
 Thursday, September 24
 
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM    Africa Braintrust - The Coronavirus Pandemic: The Spread, Response and Impact Across Africa
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Evolution of the Revolution: From the Black Panther Party to Black Lives Matter
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Sustaining Social Justice: How Black Women Have Paved the Way to Long-term Change
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Co-Innovating with African American and Latino Small Businesses
 
 Friday, September 25
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    The Black Music Action Coalition Carries the Black Lives Matter Message to the Music Industry
 
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM    Building Sustainability in Underrepresented Communities through Access and Innovation
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Emerging Leaders Series - Corporate Social Responsibility in the Era of Black Lives Matter
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Courageous Conversations - #Next20
 
 Saturday, September 26
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    How are the Children? Black Education in the Wake of COVID
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Reentry, What Really Works?
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Narrowing the Racial Wealth Gap with Baby Bonds
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate - Barriers & Opportunities
 
 Sunday, September 27
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Faith Leaders Roundtable: The Black Church: Shifting Suffering and Serving During COVID.
 
 Monday, September 28
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    6th Annual State of African American Small Businesses: A Call to Action – Now is the Time
 
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM    Addressing the Black Amputation Epidemic
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Investing in the community: Minority Banks and community development financial institutions
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Leveraging Your Power, Influence and Currency to Make Transformative Societal Changes
 
 Tuesday, September 29
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Justice Reinvestment: Emptying Our Prisons to Fund Our Communities
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Department of Homeland Security Industry: Doing Business with DHS
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    The Fight for Equality: Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Improving Access to Home Dialysis for African Americans
 
 Wednesday, September 30
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Future of Work & COVID-19
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    The Power of the Black Woman Voice to Change Black Women’s Lives
 
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM    Impact of the Pandemic on Building Economic Power in Black Communities Through Business & Entrepreneurship
 
 Thursday, October 1
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST: Moving to Racial Equity in Transportation - Commemoration for Rep. Elijah Cummings
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    TECHtalk 2020: The Future of Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Power of the Sister Vote: Black Women Owning and Leveraging Our Power at the Ballot Box in 2020 & First 100 Days of 2021
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    The Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Screening
 
 Friday, October 2
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Not for Sistah’s Only….2020 - Campaigning and Winning in the Time of Covid
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    QUIBI: I Promise. The Intersection of Sports, Entertainment, and Social Justice
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Underserved, Over Impacted: A discussion on healthcare disparity in the Nation’s Capital

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