The Ms. Foundation for Women is partnering with the Sydney Hillman Foundation to host a discussion panel that will explore the historical, political and contemporary landscape of the movement toward justice for black women and girls at the Schomburg.
The conversation will focus on the role that black women continue to play in shaping our conceptions of social justice, and it will feature prominent black women who are leading the movement within the realms of academia, philanthropy, advocacy, and the media.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
WHO: Teresa C. Younger, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women
Beth Richie, Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law and Justice at University of Illinois at Chicago and author of Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation
Joanne N. Smith, Executive Director and Founder of Girls for Gender Equity
Ramatu Bangara, Program Officer at the NoVo Foundation
Dani McClain, contributing writer for The Nation
WHERE: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037
RSVP TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more than 40 years, the Ms. Foundation for Women has secured women’s rights and freedoms with a special commitment to building the power of low-income, immigrant and women of color. The foundation invests funds, time, expertise and training in trailblazing organizations nationwide.