2021 Summer Equity Summit

 Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Online

Inver Hills Community College, Dakota County Technical College and St. Paul College are jointly presenting the Second Annual Summer Equity Summit Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Racial Justice: Moving Forward, Continuing the Work. The online event is for all employees of the colleges.

Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights attorney and racial justice advocate, is the keynote presenter. Breakout sessions will be focused on:

  • Exploring Power and Privilege in Academia
  • A Student’s Role in Decolonizing Education
  • Intersectional Approaches to an Anti-Racist Classroom
  • Exploring Trauma 101


WHAT: 2021 Summer Equity Summit

Racial Justice: Moving Forward, Continuing the Work

WHEN: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Online

KEYNOTE: Nekima Levy Armstrong


More about Nekima Levy Armstrong…¹

Nekima Levy Armstrong | SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal

The 2021 Summer Equity Summit’s keynote presenter, Nekima Levy Armstrong, is a civil rights attorney, national expert on racial justice, former law professor, activist, and legal scholar. She previously served as a professor of law at the University of St. Thomas Law School for 13 years, where she founded and directed the Community Justice Project, an award-winning civil rights legal clinic.

Nekima’s work has been featured in Associated Press, Crisis Magazine, MIC.com, Huffington Post, MinnPost, and the Star Tribune, to name a few. She has appeared on national news outlets such as CNN, PBS, Democracy Now, Al Jazeera America, News One and HuffPost Live.

Nekima Levy Armstrong leads a silent march for justice for George Floyd in Minneapolis | SOURCE: Lorie Shaull

Learn more about the 2021 Summer Equity Summit by contacting:

Julia Glenn
Campus Contact
Human Resources Business Partner
Inver Hills Community College
Dakota County Technical College

Wendy Roberson
Event Organizer
Dean of Student Success, Equity and Inclusion
St. Paul College

¹ SOURCE: Levy Armstrong Law Firm
SOURCE: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

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