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Special Council: Empowering Ourselves to Create a More Equitable Florida

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
Virtual Event

Event Details

Empowering Ourselves to
Create a More Equitable Florida

Tuesday, May 18

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

Presented by Leadership Florida's
Special Council on Equity, Equality & Justice!

FREE "Member-only" Event

Virtual Seminar Topics
  • History and Pervasive Nature of Structural Racism in the United States
  • Psychological Development of and Damage to Individuals who are Discriminated Against
  • Addressing Personal Racism and Privilege
  • Beyond Just Not being Racist
  • Legislative Panel Discussion: Empowering Ourselves for Change: JUSTICEeconomic, social, criminal, environmental
  • Leadership Florida Panel Discussion: Empowering Ourselves for Change: ACCESS—physical health, mental health, education, employment 
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For assistance, please contact Dave DeWall
Zoom information is included in your registration confirmation email

A Special Thank You to

Thank you to our Sponsors!

For More Information:

Chris Lucas
Chris Lucas
Vice President of Operations and Chief of Staff Leadership Florida (850)521-1220

Dr. Reginald K. Ellis

In the Fall of 2011, Dr. Ellis was hired as an Assistant Professor of History at Florida A&M University and earned Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor of History in the Fall of 2017.  Since his arrival at FAMU, he has instructed an array of courses that include: Black Americans in the 20th Century; Introduction to African American History; The African American Experience; Oral Historical Studies and Selected Topics in the Twentieth Century.  Due to his teaching philosophy and engaging lectures, he was honored by his students and colleagues by being named the 2016-2017 Florida A&M University Teacher of the Year!

Dr. Anika C. Fields

Dr. David E. Jones

David Jones is a leading voice for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and a highly respected and sought-after diversity consultant, strategist, executive, and community leader.  He has nearly two decades of experience serving in diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant and executive diversity roles for organizations across various professional industries.  He is a Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Talent Management at William Paterson University.