We Are the Majority

A virtual TOWN HALL with The Squad and the Rising Majority

Date: February 7, 2020/Time: 12:00 PM - 3PM EST

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Run of Show for February 7, 2020

12:00 pm

Welcome and Schedule Overview

12:10pm

Voices from The Rising Majority - Film

12:12pm

Nermeen Shaikh “Welcome again Journalist, author and co-host of Democracy Now! & some of the bravest and boldest voices in Congress: (Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rep. Ilhann Omar,) ‘The Squad!’

12:13pm

Discussion w/ The Squad Nermeen will turn it to Ash-Lee in audience

12:45pm

Audience Questions & Answer

1:11pm

Video - Voices of The Rising Majority

1:14pm

Musical performance by Taina Asili

1:33pm

Roundtable with Activists

Panelists:

  1. Karissa Lewis, Movement for Black Lives
  2. Richard Wallace, Equity and Transformation (E.A.T.)
  3. Rossana Rodriguez, Chicago Alderperson of Chicago’s 33rd Ward
  4. Greisa Martinez Rosas, United We Dream, The Rising Majority
  5. Rachel Gilmer, Dream Defenders
  6. Aja Taylor, DC organizer + member of Working Families Party
2:20pm

Voting PLUS strategy In This Moment

Jessica Byrd, Electoral, Justice Project of the Movement for Black Lives

Maurice (Moe) Mitchell, Working Families Party, and co-founder of The Rising Majority

2:35pm

Short presentation by Ash-Lee Henderson, Highlander Research and Education Center, Phillip Agnew, Smoke Signals Studio, Greisa Martinez, United We Dream

2:40pm

Closing

Miski Noor, Black Vision Project &

Chinyere Tutashinde, Blackout Collective and Movement for Black Lives

*Howard University is not a cosponsor of this event

THE SQUAD ENGAGES IN TOWN HALL CONVERSATION WITH GRASSROOTS ACTIVISTS ON CRITICAL ISSUES OF 2020.