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Thursday, June 18 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Implicit Bias 2.0

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From Ferguson to immigration reform to the gains and losses of women, multiple movements have witnessed backlash against the demographic and cultural shift occurring now throughout our nation. Explore the historical, theological, and structural impacts of implicit bias in society and in the church. Through the power of story, this Summit session will explore the human impacts and best practices to dismantle bias based on race, gender, immigrant, and youth status in the church and society.

Moderators
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Lisa Sharon Harper

Chief Church Engagement Officer, Sojourners
From Ferguson to New York to Germany, Lisa has been leading trainings and helping mobilize clergy and community leaders around shared values for the common good, with a focus on racial justice. Prior to joining Sojourners, Lisa was the founding executive director of New York Faith & Justice — an organization at the hub of a new ecumenical movement to end poverty in New York City. In that capacity, she helped establish Faith Leaders... Read More →

Featured Participants
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Netta Elzie

Associate Field Organizer, Amnesty International
Associate Field Organizer, Amnesty International
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Susan Glisson

Executive Director, The William Winter Institute at the University of Mississippi
In 1998, Susan Glisson coordinated the only deep-South public forum for President Clinton's Initiative on Race, One America, which led to the creation of the Institute for Racial Reconciliation. Glisson was appointed director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation in November 2002. She has supported community projects throughout the state for the Institute since its inception. Glisson is a native of Evans, Georgia. She earned... Read More →
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Patty Prasada-Rao

Former COO, Christian Community Development Association
Patty Prasada-Rao was born to Indian parents in the United States. Their extended family network instilled in her a strong value for community and what it means to belong together. She graduated with a bachelor's in psychology/pre-med from Johns Hopkins University and a master's in health education/community development from the University of North Carolina. She has worked with nonprofits for more than 20 years both in the United States and... Read More →
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Jose Antonio Vargas

Founder, Define American
Pulitzer Prize-Winning journalist and founder of Define American and #EmergingUS at the Los Angeles Times, Define American


Thursday June 18, 2015 9:00am - 10:15am
Pryzbyla Great Room