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ONE COMMUNITY DAY

  • 7:10 – 7:40
    Travel to Hoover Crescent Islamic Center

    2524 Hackberry Lane

    Birmingham, AL 35226

    (205) 879-4247

     

  • 7:40 – 8:15
    Breakfast & Overview

    Karen Musgrove & Chris Gargala

  • 8:15 – 9:00
    A LOOK AT HATE & EXTREMISM

    Mark Potok, Senior Fellow, Southern Poverty Law Center

  • 9:00 – 9:45
    MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN BIRMINGHAM

    Ashfaq Taufique (’96), President, Birmingham Islamic Society

    Khaula Hadeed, JD, MIR, Executive Director, Council on American Islamic Relations – Alabama

  • 9:45 – 10:15
    Travel to Temple Emanu-El

    2100 Highland Avenue South

    Birmingham, AL 35205

    (205) 933-8037

  • 10:15 – 10:45
    JEWISH LIFE

    Rabbi Jonathan Miller (’92), Temple Emanu-El

  • 10:45 – 11:30
    A CITY OF IMMIGRANTS: How do we embrace our differences?

    Moderator: Chris Gargala

    Beena Shah, Real Estate Agent

    Vanessa Stevens, Program Director, Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama(HICA)

    Edward Lubembe, Branch Manager, Regions Bank

    Ernesto Valladares, President, Alabama Latin America Football League

  • 11:30 – 12:15
    Lunch in Weil Hall
  • 12:15 – 12:45
    Travel to Magic City Wellness Center

    2500 4th Avenue South

    Birmingham, AL 35233

    (205) 877-8677

  • 12:45 – 1:00
    CORPORATE AMERICA & THE LGBTQ PERSPECTIVE

    Chris Gargala(’15), Regional Marketing Manager, Wells Fargo

  • 1:00 – 1:15
    FAMILY MATTERS

    Carolyn Sherer (’15), Fine Arts Photographer

    Amanda Keller, Director of LGBTQ Programs, Birmingham AIDS Outreach

  • 1:15 – 2:15
    LGBTQ: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE IN BIRMINGHAM

    Moderator: Karen Musgrove

    Genie Taylor (’91), Chair, Magic City Acceptance Project

    Eva Walton Kendrick, Senior Manager, HRC Alabama

    Lauren Jacobs, Youth Outreach Coordinator, Birmingham AIDS Outreach

    Amanda Wilson (’14), Executive Director, PFLAG

    Evan Lowe, Birmingham AIDS Outreach Volunteer

  • 2:15 – 2:30
    PREVIEW: State and Union: Lesbian Families of the Deep South, A Living in Limbo Documentary

    Michele Forman (’15), Director, Media Studies Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • 2:30 – 3:00
    Travel to Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

    1530 6th Avenue North

    Birmingham, AL 35203

    (205) 251-9402

  • 3:00 – 3:15
    Welcome

    Rev. Arthur Price, Jr. (’13), Pastor, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

  • 3:15 – 4:15
    PERSPECTIVES: CIVIL RIGHTS IN BIRMINGHAM

    Moderator: Odessa Woolfolk (’84), Founder, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    Hon. Houston Brown (’92), Retired Judge, Jefferson County Circuit Court

    Dick Pizitz (’84), President, Pizitz Management Group

  • 4:15 – 4:30
    Walk to Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    520 16th Street North

    Birmingham, AL 35203

    (205) 328-9696

  • 4:30 – 5:00
    FINDING EXCEPTIONAL

    Ahmad Ward, VP of Education, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

  • 5:00 – 5:45
    YOUTH PERSPECTIVE: LOOKING AHEAD

    Moderator: Max Rykov, Community Event Organizer

    Rowan ElQishawi, Hoover High School

    Zoe Zahariadis, The Altamont School

    Cam Jackson, Center Point High School

    Eric Kim, College of Arts & Sciences, UAB

    Mayco Heredia, Carver High School

  • 5:45 – 7:00
    CAUCUS