DEI PANEL: Black Heritage: Narratives on History, Belonging, and Activism

February 10, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Offered by
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

About the Event

The DEI Office of the Columbia School of Social Work invites you to join in celebrating Black History Month with a discussion of “Black Heritage: Narratives on History, Belonging, and Activism.”

Moderated by Karma Lowe, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Community Engagement, the panel will feature four speakers of various specializations, who are committed to equity and inclusion for Black and African-American folx, as well as other historically marginalized populations:

  • Angelica Lindsey-Ali “The Village Auntie” (BIO): Certified sexual health educator with African & Islamic perspectives; Community scholar, storyteller & professional dancer
  • Devin Lowe (BIO): Founder & CEO, Black Trans Travel Fund; Actor & media producer; 2020 Root 100 list of most influential African Americans
  • The Rev. Kyndra Frazier, LCSW ’14 (BIO): Founder & CEO, KYND Consulting Inc.; Thought leader, filmmaker & spiritual activist; 2020 Root 100 list of most influential African Americans
  • Yomi Wrong (BIO): Disability justice dreamer & activist; Healthcare accessibility compliance focus; Freelance journalist; Former Executive Director of the Center for Independent Living Inc.

They will share their personal stories, perspectives on history and belonging, and strategies for sustaining activism and healing.

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The Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.