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Sunday, July 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Reparations: How Are We Doing It?

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How can we move the discussion of reparations beyond making the case for it and being angry at those who do not agree? This Strategy Session will engage the room in looking at potential tools in the fight for securing reparations now and putting them to work to repair our communities. We will develop a broad understanding of why development is key and multiple approaches to engaging in this work now. Participants will leave with ideas of how to fund work in communities that we can initiate to repair the damage of slavery and exploitation.

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Aisha Shillingford

Innovation Specialist, Intelligent Mischief
Aisha Shillingford is a freelance artist, trainer, facilitator and social change strategist who has been living in Boston for the past 16 years. With over 15 years of community organizing and program development experience in Boston, Aisha dreams of a day when we all believe that community really is the answer to every problem and when we are truly prefiguring the community we wish to see in our every day practices as change makers.
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Edward Whitfield

Co-Managing Director, Fund for Democratic Communities
Ed Whitfield is a long time social justice activist who came through the late sixties black student movement to do labor, community and anti - war organizing in the South. In 2007, Ed Co-founded The Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC) whose mission is to strengthen authentic democracy in communities and social justice organizations. Since 2010 the main focus of his work has been on building economic democracy through promoting cooperative... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Bulger Communication Center East

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