Session I: Defining Challenges and Opportunities to Restore and Advance Voting Rights and a Progressive Agenda
Facilitated By Barbara Arnwine and Rev. Jesse Jackson
9:30 am-11:00 am
Session II: Powerful Strategies for A Collective Plan of Action
Facilitated By Rev. Dr. William Barber, II
11:00 am-12:30 pm
The Black Family- 400 Years After Jamestown: The Challenges & Opportunities
Wallace College- Selma
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
9:00 AM-9:30 AM- Registration
9:30 AM- Welcome, Moderator: Leonard G. Dunston, Convener, Black Family Summit/Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Durham, NC
9:35 AM- Libations: Brother Chester Marshall, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Founder/President, Institute for Black Man Development, Adjunct Professor, Howard Univ. School of Social Work, Washington, DC
9:40 AM- 11:30 AM - Panel Presentations:
9:40 AM- 10:00 AM- "Strengths/Challenges of the Black Family”: Sister J. Toni Oliver, MSW, Immediate Past President, National Association of Black Social Workers, Former Founder/CEO Roots Adoption Agency, College Park, GA.
10:20 AM -11:30 AM- Special Presentation:" The Significance of Mentoring in The Lives of Black Children": Sister Susan L. Taylor, Founder/CEO, National Cares Mentoring, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine, New York, NY
11:30 AM -12:00 Noon-QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION/CONCLUSION
Dallas County Courthouse
105 Lauderdale St.
2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Facilitated By: Roland S. Martin
Bridge Crossing Jubilee Parade
Begins at Concordia College
2180 Broad Street
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Battle of the Bands
School of Discovery, Parking Lot
400 Washington Street
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Jubilee Music & Street Festival
Water Avenue at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma City Side)
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Boys
$12 in Advance $17 at the Gate
R&B: Alvin Garrett Gospel: Dottie Peoples, Angelic Harmonizers, Walter Ellis & the Country Blues: Lomax, Steve Perry Hip Hop: Young Dro
Free for ages 6 years and under
Freedom Flame Awards Gala
Location: Carl Morgan Convention Center, 211 Washington St, Selma, AL
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Honorees:Susan Taylor, Lillian Gregory, Gwen Carr, Lynda Lowery, Yusef Salaam
$50 General Admission $450 Per Table
* Please note that all dates and times are subject to change.