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The Healing While Black Virtual Summit Schedule

Find below the full curated digital experience featuring dynamic presentations, healing spaces, and collaboration opportunities.

July 31st

8:30am-8:40am

Pre-Summit Stretch

Latreca Bonner
Certified Yogi and Meditation Instructor


July 31st

8:46am-9:00am

We are Here: Reflective and Embodied Opening

THE WELL


July 31st

9:00am-9:15am

Community Perspective Perspectives and Commitments

Dr. Tonicia Freeman-Foster
Central Florida Behavioral Health Network


July 31st

9:15am-9:30am

The Personal Politics of Healing While Black

Senator Darryl Rouson
Florida State Senator


July 31st

9:30am-10:20am

Humanizing Diversity: Healing While Black

Dr. Kent Butler
President-Elect American Counseling Association; Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer, University of Central Florida 


July 31st

10:20am-11:10am

A Healing Dialogue

Dr. Joy DeGruy
National Racial Trauma Expert, President and Chief Exec. Officer of Joy DeGruy Publications Inc. Author and Teacher of "Post Traumatic Slave Disorder"


July 31st

11:15am-11:55am

Breakout Session I


July 31st

12:00pm-12:40pm

Bring Your Own Lunch 
Breakout Session II


July 31st

Poetic Response

BlacqWildflwr


July 31st

12:45pm-1:30pm

"Your [Black] Life Matters: Mindfulness and the Personal Practices of Justice."

Rhonda V. Magee
Professor of Law, University of San Francisco; Author and Teacher of "The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Strengthening our Communities Through Mindfulness."


July 31st

1:30pm-2:15pm

The Intersection of Race & Safety - Policy & Budgets 

Shakyra Diaz
Managing Director of Partnerships/Ohio State Director
Robert Rooks

Co-Founder, National Alliance for Safety and Justice, Sacramento, CA


July 31st

2:15pm-3:00pm

Not Giving Up: Maintaining Our Commitment to Healing & Justice in Unjust Times

Tim Wise
American activist and writer on the topic of race


July 31st

3:15pm-4:30pm

Feeling, Healing and Dealing: Men talk Mental Health
A Panel Discussion 

Erik Smith
Inclusivity; St. Petersburg, FL


July 31st

4:00pm - 4:30pm 

Healing While Black - From Conversation to Commitment

location

Dr. Katurah Jenkins Hall
Recognize, Reclaim, Restore