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To mark the historic occasion of our 50th anniversary

You are invited to join the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

at a major virtual event

The Eddie Williams

Future of Black Communities

Leadership Summit

Streaming on December 7-9, 2020

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST

The Future of Black Communities Leadership Summit will convene Black thought leaders, academics, elected officials, and other stakeholders to help the Joint Center frame the economic policy agenda for Black America for the next four years in the wake of COVID-19 and to provide a national push against systemic racism. This three-day virtual celebration will serve as an opportunity to commemorate five decades of the Joint Center’s progress while gearing up for the work that is ahead.

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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

House Majority Whip James Clyburn Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Karen Bass
House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott Congresswoman Joyce Beatty
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester

Melanca Clark, Hudson-Webber Foundation President & CEO Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago Professor
Dr. Lisa Cook, Michigan State University Professor
Cynthia Marshall, Dallas Mavericks CEO
Michel Martin, NPR's All Things Considered Weekend Host
Dr. Safiya Noble, UCLA Associate Professor
Charles Phillips, Black Economic Alliance Co-Chair
Rashad Robinson, Color of Change President
Bakari Sellers, CNN Political Commentator Jamal Simmons, CBS News Analyst
Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, Professor and Executive Director at University of Kentucky; 48th Grand Sire Archon, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity
Tony West, Uber Chief Legal Officer Terrance Woodbury, HIT Strategies Partner

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

 House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters Congresswoman-Elect Nikema Williams

Patrick Gaspard, Open Society Foundations President

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Barbara L. Johnson, Chair Robert Raben, Secretary
Robert R. Hagans Jr., Treasurer Spencer Overton, President
A. Scott Bolden Paula Boyd Chanelle Hardy Kenneth Jones Dr. Dianne M. Pinderhughes
Carla Thompson Payton Paul N.D. Thornell Antonio Williams

 

EDDIE WILLIAMS FUTURE OF BLACK COMMUNITIES LEADERSHIP SUMMIT HOST COMMITTEE
(in formation)

Paul Brathwaite Roz Brooks Ellen-Blair Chube Fabrice Coles Satonya Fair Isaac Fordjour Adam Hodge
Fred Humphries Maria Kirby Ashley Lewis Marcus Sebastian Mason Aaron Moore Michelle Persaud Michael Powell Dontai L. Smalls
Nigel Stephens Kenny Thompson, Jr.  Dr. Gregory Vincent Hilary West  Cherie Wilson

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

SUPPORT THE JOINT CENTER'S ANNIVERSARY AND MISSION
AS A HOST COMMITTEE MEMBER

 

CHAIR - $100,000

  • 18 tickets for VIP virtual reception with special guest
  • 50 event tickets
  • Prominent logo placement on event webpage
  • Dedicated email blast will be sent to Joint Center’s partners
  • Special recognition at event and on event website
  • Participation in 2020-2021 Voice At The Table Policy Maker Speaker Series

 

MEMBER - $50,000

  • 8 tickets for VIP virtual reception with special guest
  • 25 event tickets
  • Logo placement on screen at sponsored panel
  • Special recognition at event and on event website
  • Participation in 2020-2021 Voice At The Table Policy Maker Speaker Series

SUPPORT THE JOINT CENTER'S ANNIVERSARY AND MISSION
THROUGH OTHER SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

FRIEND - $25,000

  • 25 event tickets
  • Use the platform to connect with
    attendees
  • Recognition on event materials
  • Participation in 2020-2021 Voice At The Table Policy Maker Speaker Series

 

ADVOCATE - $10,000

  • 20 event tickets
  • Recognition on event materials
  • Participation in 2020-2021 Voice At The Table Policy Maker Speaker Series

GOLD - $5,000

  • 15 event tickets
  • Recognition on event materials

 

SILVER - $2,500

  • 10 event tickets
  • Recognition on event materials

 

BRONZE - $1,000

  • 5 event tickets
  • Recognition on event materials

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