Meeting Room B
9:00- 10:00- Intersection of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual preference, culture and race.... failures and opportunities specific to equality, justice and inclusion
Presenter: Brandon Wolfe of Equality Florida or a representative
10:00-11:00- Art and literature: Its role in racial diversity and understanding
Presenters: Professor and author Dr. Maxine Montgomery, PhD of Florida State University, Professor and author : Tameka Hobbs PhD of Florida Memorial University; Dr Debra Raiford PhD
11:00-noon- The Success of Purpose- Built Community Based Development
Presenters: Eddy Moratin (CEO Lift Florida), and Dr. Robert Allen (Tangelo Park Program
Lunch (12:10-1:25) - Award ceremony and keynote address
1:30-2:30- Healing : A panel discussion on urban Florida's high murder rate and the disproportionate impact on many children of color.... how urban cities and families cope, and the of law enforcement.
Presenters: Tangela L. Sears , Founder Parents of Murdered Children
2:35-3:35- Criminal Justice Reform: The opportunities and challenges, making sure that the system is just, free of bias and placing families and rehabilitation first.
Presenters/panelist: Nathan Schaidt, Executive Director of Horizon Communities In Prisons; Sarah Couture, Florida State Director of Fines and Fees Justice Center
3:40-4:40- Opportunities Florida Small Business Roundtable: an overview of barriers to entry and entrepreneurship, and business diversity in the sunshine state for minority and women-owned business.
4:45-5:30- HBCU Roundtable: The role of HBCU's at addressing diversity across socioeconomic, racial and ethnic groups in Florida through its educational mission