New York Times investigative journalist to talk on diversity, ‘1619 Project’ at Toward One Wisconsin
“Don’t look at Black people as the problem. Look at Black people as the solution.”
New York Times investigative journalist
Creator of the ‘1619 Project’
Toward One Wisconsin plenary speaker
Toward One Wisconsin plenary speaker Nikole Hannah-Jones will describe her work with the New York Times “1619 Project,” which challenges Americans to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation’s foundational date. Lesson plans for schools across the country is a key component of the project. Click on the video to hear her story.
Hear Nikole’s compelling story. Be a part of the state’s premier inclusivity conference, which last year brought together 500 attendees from across the state to address persistent barriers to inclusivity.
Toward One Wisconsin
A Conference on Building Communities
of Equity and Opportunity
April 28-29, 2020
Radisson Hotel and Conference
Green Bay, WI
Reserve your spot today.
Watch for news soon announcing the 60 presentations from 100-plus speakers detailing inclusivity success stories for these four tracks:
- Track I: Increasing Opportunities for Inclusion in Wisconsin’s Workforce
- Track II: Creating Inclusive Communities
- Track III: Cultivating Equity in Education
- Track IV: Building Health Equity in Wisconsin
Still time to submit your poster presentations – digital and print
Hurry: Deadline to submit: February 15
Details at: inclusivity-wi.org/poster
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