THE 2015 PLANNING SUMMIT MARKED A PIVOTAL JUNCTURE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR WORK AS WE MOVE TOWARD THE FORMATION OF THE RACE & Pedagogy INSTITUTE.  

Race & Pedagogy Planning Summit 

Day One

Friday, December 4

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Check In

9:00 AM

Welcome

    Sharon Chambers-Gordon, University of Puget Sound

    Linda Levier, Race & Pedagogy Community Partner

9:10 AM

Opening Plenary

    President Ronald Thomas, University of Puget Sound

    Rachel Askew, University of Puget Sound Black Student Union

    Amanda Diaz, University of Puget Sound Latinos Unidos

    Dexter Gordon, University of Puget Sound Race & Pedagogy Initiative

9:45 AM

Video Presentation

Inspiring words by poet Mayda del Valle — set to motion, photography, and song through the video “Our Moment,” produced for PolicyLink by Wyatt Closs and Big Bowl of Ideas

9:55 AM

Introduction of Plenary Speaker

    Judith Kay, University of Puget Sound

10:00 AM

Plenary Speaker

Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair, Department of Pan-African Studies

California State University Los Angeles

10:45 AM

Q&A facilitated by Dexter Gordon, University of Puget Sound

11:00 AM

Panel Discussion – Institutionality

Moderator:  Dexter Gordon, University of Puget Sound

Panelists:   

Thelma Jackson, Race & Pedagogy Founding Member

Julio Quan, Race & Pedagogy Founding Member

12:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM

Panel Discussion – Institutionality, Student Voices

Moderator:  Grace Livingston, University of Puget Sound

Panelists:

Daryl Auguste, University of Puget Sound

Jae Bates, University of Puget Sound

Akilah Blakey, University of Puget Sound

Amanda Diaz, University of Puget Sound

Layth Sabbagh, University of Puget Sound

2:30 PM

Working Session I – Institutionality

 Click here to view a Session I preliminary summary report

3:30 PM

Reporting Back

    Facilitated by Renee Houston, University of Puget Sound

4:00 PM

Adjournment

Race & Pedagogy Planning Summit 

Day Two

Saturday, December 5

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Check In

9:05 AM

Welcome

    Eve Bowen, Race & Pedagogy Community Partner

    Alan Krause, University of Puget Sound

9:10 AM

Opening Plenary

    Dean Kris Bartanen, University of Puget Sound

    Sarah Lee, University of Puget Sound Black Alumni Union

    Nakisha Renee Jones, Associated Students of University of Puget Sound

9:25 AM

Spoken Word

Nakisha Renee Jones, Associated Students of University of Puget Sound

9:30 AM

Reflection – Day One

Facilitated by Grace Livingston, University of Puget Sound

10:00 AM

Panel Discussion – Aspiration & Achievement

    Moderator:  Nancy Bristow, University of Puget Sound

Panelists:

Laurie Arnold, Race & Pedagogy Community Partner

Regina Glenn, University of Puget Sound Black Alumni Union

Renee Houston, University of Puget Sound

Gilda Sheppard, Race & Pedagogy Community Partner

11:00 AM

Working Session 2:  Aspiration & Achievement

View a Session 2 preliminary summary report.

12:00 PM

Reporting Back

   Facilitated by Pamala Sacks-Lawlar, Race & Pedagogy Community Partner

12:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:15 PM

Panel Discussion – Lived & Interpretive Complexities

Moderator:  Michael Benitez, University of Puget Sound

Panelists:

Fred Hamel, University of Puget Sound

Renee Simms, University of Puget Sound

Sarah Lee, University of Puget Sound Black Alumni Union

2:30 PM

Working Session 3 – Lived & Interpretive Complexities

 View a Session 3 preliminary summary report

3:30 PM

Reporting Back

    Coordinated and facilitated by Carolyn Weisz, University of Puget Sound

4:00 PM

Next Steps

Dexter Gordon, University of Puget Sound

Grace Livingston, University of Puget Sound

 

4:30 PM

Recognition Ceremony and Banquet