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Friday, June 22 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Opening Plenary: "Owning This Moment"

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Join your fellow CommonBounders for the 2018 opening plenary, featuring a welcome from NEC, Solidarity Economy St. Louis, a Native Women's Care Circle performance, and a keynote panel with three of our movements’ most powerful and insightful leaders.

Keynote Panel: "Owning This Moment"
Real talk. What is it going to take to step into our power, defend our communities, and build a liberatory future for all? What are the key opportunities and challenges ahead of us? How should our movements adjust to this moment in history

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Co-Executive Director, Freedom inc
M Adams is a Black-queer, gender-non-conforming feminist, community organizer and scientist. Adams is co-executive director of Freedom Inc., which works with low income survivors of gender-based violence who are Black, Khmer and Hmong women, queer and trans folks and youth, to end... Read More →
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Makani Themba

Makani Themba is Chief Strategist at Higher Ground Change Strategies based in Jackson, Mississippi.  A social justice innovator and pioneer in the field of change communications and narrative strategy, she has spent more than 20 years supporting organizations, coalitions and philanthropic... Read More →
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Coy Wakefield

Grant Admin, Highlander Research and Education Center

Friday June 22, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT
HGA Auditorium