Agenda

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8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast


9:00 a.m. Welcome


Wilda L. White ‘83,
Executive Director, Henderson Center


9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Voices of African American Girls and Young Women

Moderator:  Kunti Dudakia ‘11, J.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley School of Law
Jazz Monique Hudson, Poet Mentor, Spoken Word Artist, Artistic Educator
Julie Posadas Guzman, President, JPG Consultants
Tiara Phalon, Poet/Actress and Facilitator/Youth Activist
Flozelle Woodmore, Assistant Director, A New Way of Life Reentry Project


10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break


10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Intersection of Gender, Race, Age, Class, and Place

Moderator: Dereca Blackmon, Youth Development Specialist
Jerry Flores, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara
Priscilla Ocen, Critical Race Studies Law Fellow, UCLA Law
Jason Seals, Adjunct Instructor, African American Studies Department, Merritt College


12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Luncheon Roundtable - Policy Talk


Moderator:
  Wilda L. White ‘83, Executive Director, Henderson Center
Michael Harris, Deputy Director, W. Haywood Burns Institute
Rev. Toni Dunbar, Associate Pastor and Director of Youth Guidance Ministries, City of Refuge United Church of Christ
Barry Krisberg, Research and Policy Director, Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, UC Berkeley School of Law
Julie Posadas Guzman, President, JPG Consultants
Nancy K.D. Lemon ‘80, Lecturer and Director, Domestic Violence Practicum, UC Berkeley School of Law
Andrea Shorter, Commissioner, Commission on the Status of Women, San Francisco City and County
Lateefah Simon, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
Hon. Trina Thompson ‘86, Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Court, Alameda County Superior Court


1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break


2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Current Efforts to Empower African American Girls and Young Women

Moderator:  Mary Louise Frampton, Faculty Director, Henderson Center
Nola Brantley, Executive Director and Co-Founder, MISSSEY 
Gena Castro Rodriguez, Executive Director, Youth Justice Institute
Marlene Sanchez, Executive Director, Center for Young Women’s Development
Isis Sapp-Grant, Executive Director and Founder, Youth Empowerment    Mission, Inc.
Celsa L. Snead, Executive Director, The Mentoring Center


3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break


3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Emerging Strategies and Structural Reform

Moderator:  Carol J. Silverman, Senior Research Associate, Henderson Center
Meda Chesney-Lind, Professor, Department of Women Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa 
Kolleen Duley, Doctoral Candidate, Women’s Studies Department, UCLA; and   J.D. Candidate, UCLA School of Law
Fiza Quraishi, Staff Attorney, National Center for Youth Law
Monique W. Morris, CEO, MWM Consulting Group, LLC
Russell Robinson, Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley School Law


5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Closing

Lateefah Simon, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area