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ADOS Conference – The #1 Conference for Reparations & Transformative Black Politics

THE 2ND ANNUAL

ADOS CONFERENCE

Hosted by Simmons College of Kentucky

Thank you for attending the conference!

WHY ATTEND THE CONFERENCE Why you should join the event

Learn who is doing effective advocacy
and organizing, find out from those
leading the charge.

Networking

Meet other people who believe in building a fairer and more equitable country for Black America.

1

Great Speakers

Hear from influential people who are making change at the local and federal levels.

3

New People

Looking for new partnerships? Discover other people you can ally with on your local or federal push for better policy.

2

Have Fun

Enjoy yourself! We had a hard year. But, you are among people who care about the things you care about.

4

GET EXPERIENCE

Learn effective reparations & policy advocacy

We demand targeted policies and protections that facilitate economic inclusion and integrates the descendants of chattel slavery into the drivers of wealth. We are also fiercely committed to advocating for policies that eliminate the divides faced by Black Americans with immigrant backgrounds.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Friday - October 8, 2021

8:00 — 9:00 AM
REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN
Chapel

9:00 — 9:15 AM
OPENING WELCOME & MUSIC
Sanctuary

9:15 — 10:00 AM
BLACK INSTITUTIONS & THE CASE OF THE ADOS ADVOCACY
Dr. Kevin Cosby | Sanctuary

10:00 — 10:45 AM
BLACK DESCENDANTS OF TRIBAL FREEDMEN FIGHT FOR JUSTICE
Marilyn Vann | Sanctuary

10:45 — 11:30 AM
AMERICA’S DELINQUENT PROMISSORY NOTE
Kathy Egland | Sanctuary

12:00 — 1:30 PM
LUNCH & FOOD TRUCKS
Outside & Family Life Center

 

1:30 — 1:45 PM
MUSIC BREAK
Sanctuary

1:45 — 2:30 PM
KEYNOTE: GENEALOGICAL TREES DO NOT FLOURISH AMONGST SLAVES
Tamara Lanier | Sanctuary

2:30 — 3:15 PM
TRAINING AND ORGANIZING AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM
Sharon Lewis | Sanctuary

3:15— 4:00 PM
TWO AMERICAS
Yvette Carnell | Sanctuary

4:00 — 4:30 PM
WHAT’S IN YOUR POLITICAL TOOLBOX?
Jecorey Arthur | Sanctuary

4:30— 6:00 PM
FOOD TRUCKS & MUSIC
Outside & Family Life Center

 

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Saturday - October 9, 2021

8:00 — 8:45 AM
REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN
Chapel

8:45 — 9:00 AM
OPENING MUSIC
Sanctuary

9:00 — 9:15 AM
WELCOME TO TRAINING DAY
Yvette Carnell | Sanctuary

9:15 — 10:30 AM
BREAKOUT #1

ROOM 1- WEALTH SIMULATION 
Metro United Way | Sanctuary

ROOM 2- REPARATIONS & ADVOCACY
Kevin Kimble | Chapel

ROOM 3- ORGANIZING
Rev. Leo Woodbury | MPR #1

10:45 — 12:00 PM
BREAKOUT #2

ROOM 1- WEALTH SIMULATION
Metro United Way | Sanctuary

ROOM 2- STARTING A CHAPTER
Simeon Harris | Chapel

ROOM 3- BOOTS ON THE GROUND
D. Denell Gibson | MPR #1

12:00 — 1:30 PM
LUNCH & FOOD TRUCKS
Outside & Family Life Center

1:30 — 2:45 PM
BREAKOUT #3

ROOM 1- POLITICAL TOOLS IN ACTION
Jecorey Arthur | Sanctuary

ROOM 2- STATE LEVEL ADVOCACY
Dr. Faith Harris | Chapel

ROOM 3- POWER ORGANIZING
Bishop Marcia Dinkins | MPR #1

3:00 — 3:30 PM
RECONVENE
Sanctuary

5:00 — 5:30 PM
MOVIE PREMIERE
Join us for the premiere of the first official documentary of the ADOS Advocacy Foundation. Take pictures at our red carpet!
Sanctuary

5:30 — 6:30 PM
LUNCH & FOOD TRUCKS
Outside & Family Life Center

 

Hotel Reservation Information

Embassy Suites Downtown
501 S. Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
 
Springhill Suites Louisville Downtown
132 E Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
 
Fairfield Inn and Suites Louisville Downtown
100 E Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
 
Galt House Hotel
140 N 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
 
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
350 W Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40402

REACH US Get Directions to St. Stephen Church

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!


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