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EVENTS: Advancement Project’s National Office
June 10, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

In 2045, a majority of Americans will be people of color. The question is: are you ready to leverage your power?  

Advancement Project National Office is preparing now to help communities of color envision a world where Black and Brown people are free and safe – and empowered. We are kicking off The 2045 Project, a forward-looking series on racial justice issues featuring visionaries, influencers and movement activists. This new series aims to envision the future we want to build as people of color as we become the majority, and what it will take to get there. It all starts June 10, with our first 2045 Project conversation.

Our Future: Race, Movement & Politics 

June 10, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm
African American Civil War Museu
m, Washington DC

Our Future: Race, Movement & Politics will discuss how to lean into a multi-racial vision for the future of our country. Panelists include author and activist Rinku Sen, and Co-Executive Director of the Highlander Research and Education Center and Movement for Black Lives Activist, Ash-Lee Henderson. We’ll also be joined by Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA). Enjoy an evening of rich discussion on future for communities of color. Light hors’doeuvres served.

And save the date for the next 2045 Project: The Revolution=Black Women+Girls on July 16, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm at the True Reformer Building in Washington, DC.

But wait, there’s more!

We hope to see you Friday at 6 pm at Solid State Books in Washington, DC, for the Politics of Abolition, a conversation on how to make abolition a part of our political framework. Join Advancement Project National Office Justice Project Director Thomas Harvey, social movement lawyer and writer Derecka Purnell, and professor and author of “The End of Policing,” Alex S. Vitale.

Learn more about our 20th anniversary events, and purchase tickets to attend our 20th anniversary celebration, Freedom Now! Freedom Forever! taking place October 17, 2019 at Dock 5 in Washington, DC.

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June 10, 2019
4:00 am - 1:00 pm