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Monday, June 15 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Millennials, Diversity & America Presented by The Washington Post
The past year has pushed issues of race, civil rights and diversity to the forefront of American society. Widely fueled by Millennials, this renewed push for change reaches beyond race to include LGBT and women’s issues.This forum will engage journalists, legal experts and community activists on issues including civil rights and the role of Millennials in leading social change.

Moderators
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Abby Phillip

Journalist, The Washington Post

Speakers
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Dante Barry

Executive Director, Million Hoodies Movement For Justice
Recently named in Revolt TV's New Leaders of Social Justice, Dante Barry is a grassroots organizer, digital campaigner, and the Executive Director of Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, a national racial justice network of 50,000 members founded to protect and empower young people of color from mass criminalization and gun violence. Previously, Dante ran campaigns, organizing, and leadership development programs for national progressive... Read More →
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Cate Edwards

Attorney, Edwards Kirby Law Firm
Cate Edwards is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Edwards Kirby, LLP.  Cate represents individuals and groups who have been victims of civil rights violations and negligence by corporations.  Her civil rights cases span a wide range of issues, including discrimination based on sexual orientation, failures to accommodate individuals with disabilities, the provision of inadequate medical care by a prison for its inmates, and... Read More →
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Wesley Lowery

Journalist, Washington Post
Wesley Lowery is a reporter for the Washington Post who covers politics, as well as issues of race and law enforcement. In 2014, he served as one of the Post's lead reporters covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting death of Michael Brown as well as the protest movement that soon sprouted in dozens of American cities. Prior to joining the Post, Lowery worked for the Boston Globe where he contributed to the paper's Pulitzer... Read More →

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Monday June 15, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Washington Post 1150 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20071