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Town Hall Meeting Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

State of the Black World Conference V,

Save the Date: State of the Black World Conference V — Nov 5, 2020

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Thursday, November 5, 2020 — State of the Black World Conference V, a virtual national town hall meeting assessing the impact of the 2020 presidential election on Black America and the Pan African World. Host: Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark, NJ; Special Guest: Danny Glover, Actor, Humanitarian, U.N. Ambassador for the Decade of People of African Descent, Oakland, CA; Moderators Rev. Mark Thompson, Social and political activist, Host/Producer, Make It…

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Danny Glover speaks at Evanston Reparations Town Hall Meeting.

Hundreds pack Evanston church to discuss city’s local reparations fund

By News & Current Affairs, Reparations

‘It was time to lead in urgency’ By Genevieve Bookwalter, Chicago Tribune — Hundreds of Evanston residents packed the sanctuary of First Church of God Wednesday evening to participate in a town hall discussion on the next steps in the city’s landmark reparations fund initiative. Evanston City Council passed a measure last month that will funnel the city’s tax revenue generated from the sale of recreational marijuana to a local reparations fund….

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6.13.18 Town Hall – Are Safe Drug Injection Sites Safe for the Black Community?

Town Hall Meeting – Are Safe Drug Injection Sites Safe for the Black Community?

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WED.JUNE.13 (Philadelphia, PA) — A Community Town Hall Meeting: Are Safe Drug Injection Sites Safe for the Black Community? The Issue: Mayor Jim Kenny, District Attorney Larry Krasner and drug policy reform advocates are promoting the idea of creating sites where drug users can take drugs under medical supervision. They believe this will reduce the harm that drug users might inflict on the community. Those who are opposed to safe injection sites, including States Attorney General Josh Shapiro, warn that this is simply encouraging rather than discouraging people to use drugs. We invite you to attend/participate in a Town Hall Meeting to hear about and discuss this very important issue.

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A National convening in collaboration with women across the nation who have been impacted by the Criminal Justice system and leaders who are engaging in gender-responsive, criminal justice reform efforts.

A National Convening in Collaboration With Women Across the Nation

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National Town Hall Meeting A National convening in collaboration with women across the nation who have been impacted by the Criminal Justice system and leaders who are engaging in gender-responsive, criminal justice reform efforts. When Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET) Where Allen Chapel AME Church, 2498 Alabama Ave SE Washington, DC 20020 Sponsored by The National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls…

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Special Features on April 16th Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Featured Topics: The Amazing National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College; Another Report on the Newark As Model City Initiative; Report Back From Afro-Descendant Conference in Venezuela. Guests: Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director, Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers College/CUNY, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Charlene Sinclair, Director for Reinvestment, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC; Yvette Modestin, Founder/ Executive Director, Encuentro Diaspora, Boston, MA

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Institute of the Black World 21st Century

IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Press Releases / Statements
Media Release — April 10, 2018 IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America Economic Summit Supports Newark, NJ as a ‘Model City’   Coming out of its recent successful Marshall Plan Symposium, Economic Summit and National Town Hall Meeting, April 3-4 in Newark, NJ, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) is calling for a bold and innovative “21st Century Marshall Plan” to rebuild urban...
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National Town Hall Meeting focused on Newark as Model City (Full Video)

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Video/Audio

Newark As Model City Initiative — Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) convened a National Town Hall dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Journey for Economic Justice. The focus was on Newark as Model City. Host, Mayor Ras Baraka. Keynote Speaker, Danny Glover. The Program Prelude Excerpts from Dr. King’s Mountaintop Speech Welcome Carmelo Garcia, Acting Deputy Mayor/Director,…

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