18th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference.

10/14/2021 9:00 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

18th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference will be held virtually on October 14, focuses on “Empowering Communities by Embracing Diversity."

The event will include presentations and panel discussions on critical topics in the DEI space, with a focus on the law, education, healthcare and the media.

I thought your members would be particularly interested in hearing about two of the sessions taking place at this year’s event:  

Session I: The Law and Judicial Equity: Moderator: Barbara McQuade (Professor, UM Law). Panelists:  Hon. Pablo Cortes (62A District Court), Hon. Megan Cavanaugh (Michigan Supreme Court), Fadwa Hammoud, (Michigan Solicitor General), and Hon. David Perkins (Wayne County Probate Court).

Session IV: Civil Liberties: Moderator: Dr. Jim Zogby (Arab American Institute). Panelists: Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, and Barbara McQuade (Professor, UM Law).

Additional panelists for the conference include:

·         Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, NAACP Detroit

·         Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

·         Rep. Abdullah Hammoud, Michigan House District 15

·         David Knezek, Wayne County Commissioner

·         Richard Lui, MSNBC

·         Dr. Philip Levy, Wayne Health

·         Dr. Adnan Munkarah, Henry Ford Health System

·         John Quinones, ABC News

·         Dr. Michael Rice, Michigan State Superintendent

·         Ray Washington, Wayne County Sheriff

A full agenda and list of panelists are available at the event website, and I have attached a flyer for the event as well.  Individual, group, and sponsorship rates are currently available. The event is MCOLES registered, and CEUs are available where applicable.  

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