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CCI Diversity & Inclusion Week: Day 2

September 30, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Session 3: Media and Digital Activism

Time: 10:25-11:25 a.m.

Panelists: Allyson Ganster, Teacher, Houston Independent School District; Ed Garnes, Doctoral Student, UT Counseling Psychology Program; Devendra Potnis, SIS Associate Professor, CCI; Jasmine Roberts, Lecturer, School of Communication, The Ohio State University

Moderator: Sally McMillan, ADPR Professor, CCI

Zoom Link – Session 3

Keynote Panel: A Tribute to Congressman John Lewis

Time: 12:55-1:55 p.m.

Panelists: Reverend Dr. Harold Middlebrook, Civil Rights Pioneer & founding and retired pastor of Canaan Baptist Church of ChristPhyllis Nichols, President & CEO, Knoxville Area Urban League; Theotis Robinson, Civil Rights Pioneer & Retired Vice President of Diversity, University of Tennessee

Moderator: Phyllis Nichols, President & CEO, Knoxville Area Urban League

Zoom Link – Keynote Panel

Session 4: Women as Change Agents

Time: 2:10-3:10 p.m.

Panelists: Monica Arias Miranda, President and CEO, Hispanic Coalition NY; Carlotta Wall LaNier, Civil Rights Pioneer and Advocate (member of Little Rock Nine); Madeline Rogero, Former Mayor, City of Knoxville

Moderator: Courtney Boykin, Research Fellow, University of Memphis, Institute for Health Law & Policy

Zoom Link – Session 4

Session 5: DSLS Session: Citizen Safety in Perilous Times

Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Panelists: Lynn Clemons, Emerald Youth/Former KPD Officer; Sergeant Lindsey Miller Gardner, UTPD; Karmen Jones, SGA President, UTK; Maurice Stegall, Black Lives Matter Protest Organizer

Zoom Link – Session 5