Schedule

Building Bridges

  • 9 a.m. Registration Begins (Information Desk, lower level Jackson Campus Center)
  • 9:30 a.m. Opening remarks and I Am We Are social justice theater performance (Christ Chapel)
  • 10 a.m. Keynote Address, Dr. Joy DeGruy “Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome” (Christ Chapel)
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch, on your own*
  • 12:15 p.m. Highlighted Workshop, Joy Friedman “Sex-trafficking: Beyond Surviving” (Alumni Hall)
  • 1:45 p.m. Workshop Session 1
    • Q&A with Dr. Joy DeGruy and Joy Friedman, “When Past and Present Meet” (Alumni Hall)
    • James Stewart “Abolishing Slavery in Lincoln’s Time and Ours” (Heritage Room)
    • Alison Killeen, Faith-based communities (3 Crowns Room)
  • 2:45 p.m. Workshop Session 2, Action Piece (Old Main/Dive)
    • Conor Grennan, “Next Generation Nepal” (Alumni Hall)
    • Suzanne Koepplinger “Shattered Hearts: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota” (St. Peter Room)
    • Jennifer Kimball, Polaris Project (Board Room)
    • James Stewart, “Abolishing Slavery in Lincoln’s Time and Ours” (Heritage Room)
  • 3:45 p.m. Workshop Session 3, Action Piece (Old Main/Dive)
    • Conor Grennan, “Next Generation Nepal” (Alumni Hall)
    • Suzanne Koepplinger, “Shattered Hearts: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota” (St. Peter Room)
    • Jennifer Kimball, Polaris Project (Board Room)
    • Alison Killeen, Faith-based communities (3 Crowns Room)
  • 4:45 p.m. Action Piece (Old Main/Dive)
  • 6 p.m. Banquet for committee members, speakers, and I Am We Are troupe (Heritage Room)

* Bagged lunches will be available for advanced purchase for $9.00 or participants can purchase meals in the Gustavus Marketplace on the day of the Conference.