Blue Devils News · MSAA/MIAA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit – January 19-21, 2021


 Come join us in this special Virtual Event
A VIRTUAL event for Student Leaders and School Personnel
  4th Annual
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit“Gen Z – Moving a New Dream Forward”

January 19-21, 2021

This summit will be conducted in 5 different sessions over a 3-day span. Separate registration is required for each session and participants may register for more than one session while space allows.

Please Note:

·         There is no cost to attend any of the sessions

·         All sessions are intended for student and adult participants

·         Please only register for the sessions that you plan to attend

·         Space is limited for each session – please register early!

Session #1

Tuesday, January 19

9:30–11:00am

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Keynote

Robert Lewis
Founder and President, The Base

 

Becoming an Ally and Upstander

Kathy Lopes
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Newton Public Schools

Session #2

Tuesday, January 19

12:30–2:00pm

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Think (To Hear Is New Knowledge)

Kevin Ross
Boston Supervisor, Becoming a Man (BAM)

 

Keynote

Jon Cross
Motivational Speaker

Session #3

Teen Summit

Wednesday, January 20

9:00–11:15am

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Finding Your Voice

Kathy Lopes
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Newton Public Schools

 

Words to Action: What you can do to make your school a better place – today

Ted McCarthy
Principal, Sutton High School

 

We’re More Alike Than Different, You and I

Kathy Lutz
Sports and Unified Sports Manager, Special Olympics Massachusetts

Joe Walsh
President, Adaptive Sports New England

Session #4

Thursday, January 21

9:30–11:00am

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Keynote

Danika Manso-Brown
Associate Director of Education, Anti-Defamation League

 

LGBTQ+ Activism in Schools (Student Panel)

Kimm Topping and Ev Gilbert
DESE Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students

Session #5

Thursday, January 21

12:30–2:00pm

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The Winning Element

Deanna Schneyer

Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, The Winning Element

 

Keynote

Dr. Dwayne Thomas
Founder, Thomas Leadership Solutions, DEIC Chair

Contact: Ethel Kawesa (ekawesa@miaa.net)