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BDM Annual Youth Conference
July 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
It’s back! Join the Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation Inc. online on July 31st, from 10 am until 2 pm for the third annual BDM Youth Conference. This year’s theme is The Black Vote Mural Project. Viewers will experience motivational speakers, spoken word performances, learn ways to use public art as activism, and more.
This virtual summit is dedicated to the empowerment of Maryland’s youth. Now is the time to learn about how you can participate in democracy and be an agent of change in your community. Be encouraged to use your voice to advocate for the change you want to see; your voice counts!
- The History of Youth Protest: Dr. David Fakunle – Chair, Maryland Lynching Project
- The Power of Social Media: Rashad Stanton – Youth Engagement Specialist, Baltimore City Public Schools
- Black Power & Graffiti – Public Art as Activism: Chanel Compton (Keynote) Executive Director, Banneker-Douglass Museum & Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture
- Protest Books for Young Readers, Baltimore Read Aloud
- Breonna Taylor – Black Lives Matter Mural Presentation, Future History Now
- Kentavius Jones – Singer/Musician
- P.O.P, Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools
- Voter Registration
- Educational Resources and More!
The Black Vote Mural Project and 2020 program series is made possible by the support of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives, the Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation, Friends of the Banneker-Douglass Museum, @mdhumanities, @pncbank, @fourriversha, @pgahc, @artscouncilaac, @wellsfargo, Sonja Swygert Family Fund, Anne Arundel County Historical Trust, and @officialoppf