JOC Convening Schedule

May 1st - 3rd, 2016


MAY 2ND, 2016

10am - 11am:  Session 1

A)  JOC's Who Pass: POC In White Bodies
Location: Reich-Marran Room  |  Presenters:  Debbie Vishnevsky, Hannah Sultan
B)  Jews Of Color and Intersectional Anti-Semitism
Location: Sanctuary  |  Presenters:  Yasmin Safdie, Julian Padilla
C)  JOC Organizational Roundtable
Location: Sanctuary  |  Presenters:  Yavilah McCoy, Anthony Russell, Leah King
D)  Childcare and Youth
Location: Kessler-Karp Room

11:15am - 12:15pm:  Session 2

A)  Sephardim/Mizrahim/JOC's: Intersections of Identities Part 1
Location: Reich-Marran Room  |  Presenters: Ilise Cohen, Keren Sharon
B)  Healing
Location: Sanctuary  |  Presenters: Shoshana Brown, KB Frazier
C)  Pathways To Leadership For Jews Of Color
Location: Kuriel Chapel  |  Presenter: April Baskin
 D)  Childcare and Youth
Location: Kessler-Karp Room

12:30pm - 1:45pm:  Lunch

2pm - 3pm:  Session 3

A)  The Role Of Mizrahim In Our Racial Justice Movements
Location: Reich-Marran Room  |  Presenters: Ilise Cohen, Keren Sharon
B)  JOCs in Media: Using the Power of the Pen to Advocate for Change
Location: Kuriel Chapel  |  Presenters: Shais Rishon, Erika Davis, Carolivia Herron
C)  Jewish Spirituals: Creating A Black Jewish Songbook
Location: Sanctuary  |  Presenters: Yavilah McCoy, Anthony Russell, Leah King
D)  Childcare and Youth
Location: Kessler-Karp Room

3:15pm - 4:15pm:  Session 4

A)  Queer & Trans JOC Caucus
Location: Reich-Marran Room  |  Presenters: Kat Macias
B)  Utilizing Jewish Text and Tradition For Racial Justice and Jewish Diversity Activism
Location: TBD  |  Presenter: Rabbi Mike Rothbaum
C)  BlackLivesMatter Movement and Jews of Color: Stories From The Frontlines
Location: Sanctuary  |  Presenters: KB Frazier, Enzi Tanner, Graie, Yehudah Webster, Jason Salmon
D)  Childcare and Youth
Location: Kessler-Karp Room

4:30pm - 5:30pm:  Session 5

A)  US Social Justice Movements, Israel, Palestine, and the role of Jews Of Color
Location: Sanctuary
B)  Utilizing Jewish Text And Tradition For Racial Justice And Jewish Diversity Activism Part 2
Location: Kuriel Chapel  |  Presenter: Rabbi Mike Rothbaum
C)  Expanding Ashkenazi: When Ashkenazi Doesn't Mean White
Location: Reich-Marran Room  |  Presenter: Gulienne Rishon, Erika Davis
D)  Childcare and Youth
Location: Kessler-Karp Room

5:30pm - 7pm: Dinner

Location: Community Hall

7pm - 8pm: Social Gathering

Location: TBD

8pm - 9pm: After Party

Live Music By Sarah Aroeste
Location: TBD