WOCBB 2022 Schedule*

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Women of Color Beyond Belief 2022

Conference Schedule*

All times are CST

Friday, September 30th

5:00 pm – Registration begins – Lobby

6:00 pm – Reception and (State and Dearborn)

  • Film and Discussion – “Tracks” by Deana Williams

9:00 pm – Open Socialization


Saturday, October 1st

8:00 am – Breakfast and Registration (Lobby and Chicago C)

9:00 am – Welcome and Opening Remarks – Bridgett “Bria” Crutchfield, Sikivu Hutchinson, and Mandisa Thomas (Chicago A/B)

9:30 am – Keynote: “My Journey to Becoming HONORABLE Karina Quintanilla, Councilmember, District One, Palm Desert” – Karina Quintanilla – (Chicago A/B)

10:15 am – Break

10:30 am – Breakout Sessions

  • “Reproductive Justice: How Do We Fight After the SCOTUS Decision?” – Tiffany Green, Charis Hoard, Tina Marshall, (Chicago A/B)
  • “Podcasting, YouTubing, and Online Content: How to Get Started and Make Your Mark.” – Cynthia McDonald, Jena Miyu and Mandisa Thomas (State and Dearborn)

11:30 am – Acknowledgements and Announcements

11:45 pm – Lunch (Lobby and Chicago C)

1:15 pm – Welcome Back from Lunch

1:20 pm – “Christian Nationalism and Its Effect on Women of Color” – Charis Hoard (Chicago A/B)

1:40 pm – “Humanism Abroad: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Canada” – Srishti Hukku (Chicago A/B)

2 pm – Breakout Sessions

  • “Taking Care of our Mental Health: Solutions to Healing from Trauma” – Candace Gorham and Suandria Hall, (Chicago A/B)
  • “Death, Dying and Disbelief: Celebrating Our Loved Ones AND Ourselves” – Brandi Alexander, Srishti Hukku, and Zeena Regis, (State and Dearborn)

3 pm – Break

3:30 pm – “BIPOC Gen Z Secular Activists: The Future Speaks.” – Stephanie Avitia Pereira, Kaylin Nelson, and Belen Padilla (Chicago A/B)

4:30 pm – Day 1 Wrap up (Chicago A/B)

6 pm – Dinner/Diva’s Ball (Lobby and Chicago A/B/C)

10:00 pm – Open Socialization


Sunday, October 2nd

8:00 am – Breakfast (Lobby and Chicago C)

9:00 am – Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 am – “The Future of Secular Humanism”- Nadya Dutchin (Chicago A/B)

10:00 am –Exploring our Sexuality: Exuberantly and Unapologetically” –Foxy Jazzabelle, Charone Pagett, and Clay Wesley (Chicago A/B)

11:00 am – Break

11:15 am – “Reflections on Our Third Year” – Bridgett “Bria” Crutchfield, Sikivu Hutchinson, and Mandisa Thomas (Chicago A/B)

11:45 – Acknowledgements and Wrap Up

12:00 pm – “Secure the Bag” Service Project (State and Dearborn)

*Subject to change without notice

Thank you for your support for Women of Color Beyond Belief 2021!!!