Civil Rights and Equity Tu Lucha Es Mi Lucha: Standing Together As Allies

Virtual Summit Opening Plenary: Civil Rights and Equity Tu Lucha Es Mi Lucha: Standing Together As Allies

History will record 2020 as the year when the killing of George Floyd under the knee of a white police officer ignited a movement to confront structural racism in America. A panel of civil rights leaders challenging the status quo will discuss the recent flashpoints that have brought the needs of communities of color to the forefront of our collective consciousness. During this dialogue speakers will touch on police brutality, the Black Lives Matter movement, COVID-19, the SCOTUS decision on LGBTQ+ and DACA, plus more and how these social challenges are impacting a broad coalition of activism and organizing at the national and local level.

Moderator:
Tsi-tsi-ki Felix, News Anchor and National Television Host, “Política Ya con Tsi-tsi-ki Felix”

Speakers:
Domingo Garcia, National President LULAC
Derrick Johnson, President and CEO NAACP
Marc Morial, President and CEO National Urban League
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director ADL
Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA

Recorded on August 13, 2020
Duration: 57 mins. 55 secs.

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