Program

Summit Program

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18 July- Virtual Event

5pm – 6:07pm Premiere of the 2021 TRC Documentary

To honor Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of fighting for racial justice, this 67-minute documentary will take you on a journey inside the hearts and minds of citizens whose actions and words concretely demonstrate how we can all work to heal racial wounds through the power of conversation.

19 July London & Virtual Event

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Sponsored Breakfasts 

9:30 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m. Registration

10:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Khalil Osiris, Founder, Truth & Reconciliation Conversations

10:40 a.m. to 11 a.m. Opening Keynote

11 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Screening of 2021 Truth & Reconciliation Conversations Documentary

12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. Panel Discussion: Starting the Conversation

Three panelists react and respond to the TRC documentary, and share the ways in which they are addressing overt and subtle racism in their own communities.

12:55 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Spoken Word Interlude

1:15 p.m.  to 2:45 p.m. Lunch Break

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Conversation: And Yet, Hope

Finding hope in uncertain times.

3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Workshop: Learning and Sharing the TRC Method

Participants will be split into 3 groups: 2 in-person and 1 virtual

4:15 p.m. to 4:35 p.m. Coffee Break with Live Musical Performance

4:35 p.m. to 5:05 p.m. Workshop Synthesis

The workshop leaders and participants discuss the sessions and share their analysis.

5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. Closing Keynote Panel: Race and Culture

Artists or culture creators discuss the intersection of race and the arts, and the importance of the arts in breaking down barriers and igniting conversation. What is culture’s role in the healing process?

5:35 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to Action and Closing Remarks 

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Closing Cocktail and Musical Performance