Racial Justice Lightning Talks

This event will take place at 11am PDT/1pm EDT. Not in PDT or EDT? Check your time zone.

Please register at the ticket link for access information.

Please join the Holder Initiative for a series of lightning talks on racial justice in the US. This TED Talk-styled showcase will feature alumni, students, and faculty from a host of fields who have unique perspectives to share in this current moment of activism and civil unrest.

Schedule of Speakers:

1:10pm - Christopher Wolfe SOA'18, Artist-in-Residence, Holder Initiative at Columbia University

1:25pm - Gary C. Butts CC'76, Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System

1:40pm - Chris Correa, Data Manager, The Bail Project

1:55pm - Brian Sarfo CC'17, JD Candidate, Fordham Law; Instructor, Double Discovery Center, Columbia University

2:10pm - Frontiers of Justice with Jarrell Daniels GS'23, Program Manager, Justice Ambassadors Youth Council, Center for Justice at Columbia University; Geraldine Downey, Niven Professor of Humane Letters, Columbia University; Ayanna Sorett, Assistant Professor in Psychology, Columbia University

2:40pm - Damon Phillips, Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise Management; Co-Director, The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, Columbia University

2:55pm - Imara Jones CC'94, Trans Activist

3:10pm - Ian Manuel, Poet and Artist

Speakers subject to change. Registration for this event is required.

October 03, 2020 at 11:00am - 1:30pm

Online - Zoom Call


The Holder Initiative