Upcoming Speaker series:

September 12th  @ 7:30pm EDT

Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice: Reform, Prevent and Heal

Special Guest: Jesse Kohler, Executive Director, Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice (CTIPP), discusses why trauma advocacy is important, how CTIPP is helping to advance mental wellness across sectors, and shares his own personal story.


This is a FREE online event via ZOOM. Registration is required. 




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Video library of Past speaker series:

  • June 13, 2022 Kem Smith, founder of Champy Investment Group, LLC, successful realtor, and real estate investment counselor, reveals how the U.S. Government in concert with steering by the real estate industry, strategically segregated America.

  • May 9, 2022 Michelle Williams, MS. SPHR, SHRM-SCP presents Sharing Personal Story about Dealing with Race, Complexion and Class

  • April 25, 2022 - Ellen Price-Maloy presents Fighting Voter Suppression presentation slides

  • April 11, 2022 7:30 pm - Protecting Civil Rights in a Culture and Era of Racial and Social Dissonance. Special Guest Speaker Leticia Chavez-Freed, Esq. 

  • March 28, 2022 - Bernadine Ahonkhai Using Critical Race Theory Lens to Analyze Racial and Social Disparity Issues presentation slides

  • March 14, 2022 - SPECIAL GUEST PANELISTS: George Whitehair, Mr. Khoi Pham, and Ms. Heather Wilson Pham "Give Me the Opportunity": Celebrating and Honoring the Accomplishments and Legacy of Montgomery County’s Dr. Frank E. Boston- African American Icon. presentation recording

  • Feb 14, 2022 - Walter D. Palmer The Intersection Between Racism and the National Health Crisis in the US presentation recording

  • Jan 10, 2022 - Brendan O'Malley Personal Experience Prosecuting Major Crime Cases/Gun Violence in Philadelphia

  • Dec 13, 2021 - Marcus Allen of Big Brothers Big Systers of Philadelphia presentation recording

  • Nov 8, 2021 - Collaborating with the Faith Community in Promoting Justice presentation recording

  • Sept 13, 2021 - Honorable Judge Edward Levine will discuss Implementing New Approaches to Mitigate Bias and/or Inequitable Outcomes in the Justice System

  • August 9, 2021 - The Role of Banks in Closing the Racial Wealth Gap SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: April Donahue presentation slides

  • July 12, 2021 - The Law and Your Community SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: David Perry

  • June 14, 2021 - Mass Incarceration and The United States Criminal Justice System: What’s is Wrong with it? SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Matthew Wilkov, Esq., Partner at Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford presentation slideshow

  • May 10, 2021 - How to Go Beyond the Allyship in Higher Education: Advocates, Agitators and Co-conspirators SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS: Doreen Loury, Ph. D, Arcadia University and Maurice Antoine "Tony" Davis,M.A,Montgomery County Community College  presentation slideshow | 61 Forms of Voter Suppression Document | presentation recording

  • April 26, 2021 Fighting Voter Suppression with Ellen Price-Maloy presentation slideshow

  • April 12, 2021 -Angela McIver, MA-Chief Executive Officer, Fair Housing Rights Center of Southeastern PA. Presentation on air Housing to the Rescue: From Centuries of Disenfranchisement to Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as Amended. presentation slides

  • March 22, 2021 - Discussion of the video Celebrate Black History Month with The Carlos Watson Show

  • March 8, 2021 - Mr. Stanley Straughter on Income and Wealth Disparity in the United States presentation slides

  • February 22, 2021 - Discussion of video The Amber Ruffin Show: How did we get here

  • February 8, 2021 - Aima Ahonkhai Nottidge, MD on The Intersection Between Racial Equity and Public Health in the United States video to watch before presentationpresentation slideshow presentation recording

  • January 25, 2021 - Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai's presentation on Disparities in Health and Health Care in the United we watched before presentation presentation slideshow

  • January 11, 2021 - Mr. Tim Dutton, Director of UNITE Pinellas, Florida on Building A Racially Equitable and Legally Just Society presentation recording

  • December 14, 2020 - Guest Speaker, Robin Burstein, Anti-Defamation League, on 2020: The Intersection of Antisemitism and Racism presentation recording

  • November 9, 2020 - Guest Speaker, Numa St. Louis, on 2020: American Democracy and Voting Rights presentation recording

  • October 26, 2020 - Guest Speaker Ky Adderley presentation recording

  • October 12, 2020 - Discussion of video How to talk to non-Black kids about racism

  • September 14, 2020 - Movie in the Park: John Lewis: Good Trouble

  • September 7, 2020 - Discussion of the book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

  • August 24, 2020 - Guest Speaker Carlton Johnson

  • August 10, 2020 - Discussion of TED Talk  How to Deconstruct Racism one Headline at a Time by Baratunde Thurston

  • July 29, 2020 - Finalize goals and objectives

  • July 13, 2020 - Finalize mission statement and tag line and develop coalition goals and objectives

  • June 29, 2020 - First meeting - member introductions and develop mission statement and tag line