60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE
MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT:
A TRIBUTE TO ROSA PARKS

 

Friday, December 4 : Alabama state university

 

8:30am - 9:30am
Ralph Abernathy Auditorium

OPENING SESSION: Ain’t Gonna Ride- A Call to Action

Congressman G.K. Butterfield

North Carolina’s 1st District Representative & Chairman of the National Black Caucus 

https://butterfield.house.gov/

with Special Performance by Mary Jamila Jones and the Montgomery Gospel Trio

                 

9:45am - 11am
Ralph Abernathy Auditorium

VOTING RIGHTS: Increasing Voter Turnout - Energizing Young Voters

Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Alabama’s 7th District Representative 

https://sewell.house.gov/

Moderator: Bernard Simelton, President, Alabama State Conference of NAACP http://alnaacp.org

                                 

11:15am - 12:30pm
ASU Banquet Room

EDUCATION: Closing the Gap -What Needs to be Done and How to Get it Done

John Danielson

Chairman of Education Management Corporation 

http://www.edmc.edu/About/Board.aspx

 

11:15am - 3:45pm                    
Great Hall of Teachers

21st Century Movement Building: Art, Artistry & Activism

Damien Durr

Consultant - Children’s Defense Fund/Nashville Team 

Through the use of music, storytelling and visual art we will engage those present in a discussion around the issues of racism, classism, economic disparities, mass incarceration and community organizing. http://www.templechurch.org/#!damiendurr/ctvb

 

12:30pm - 1:15p
Student Center Ballroom

WORKING LUNCH          

Bernard Simelton

President, Alabama State Conference of NAACP
http://alnaacp.org

 

 

1:30pm - 4pm                         
Student Center Theater

NON VIOLENCE 365: An Introduction to the Next Generation

Presented by: The King Center Team & Dr. Bernice A. King

http://www.thekingcenter.org

                            

 

1:45pm - 3:45pm                   
ASU Banquet Room

HEALTH: The Impact of Health Disparities

Dr. Clayton Yates, Ph. D. Professor 

Dept. of Biology and Center for Cancer Research, Tuskegee University 

http://www.tuskegee.edu/academics/colleges/clae/biology/biology_faculty_staff/clayton_yates.aspx

 

2:45pm - 4pm
Life Science Auditorium

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Hon. Ron Kirk

Former US Trade Representative 

https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/author/ambassador-ron-kirk


 

Friday Evening, December 4: Montgomery Renaissance hotel

 

 

6pm - 9pm    
AN EVENING TO REMEMBER
Produced by Xernona Clayton of the Trumpet Awards Foundation
 

Saturday, December 5: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery Renaissance Hotel, Troy University

 

 

9am - 11am     
DEXTER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH

Commemorative Prayer Service

featuring Dr. Frederick Douglas Haynes III,
Senior Pastor, Friendship West Baptist Church-Dallas, Texas

 

 

 

NOON            

A TRIBUTE TO ROSA PARKS Luncheon*
A CONVERSATION: The Impact the Montgomery Bus Boycott had on the World

Renaissance Hotel


And, if you are in town December 2, DON't miss Dr. Eric Thomas at St. Paul AME.

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