Fri, Sep 27 - Sat, Oct 05 2019

Baltimore City Civil Rights Week 2019,

Baltimore, Maryland, United States Baltimore, Maryland, United States
2 Sponsors Confirmed
SMART Local 100

  • About the event

    We appreciate the support of our sponsors, without whom this week’s celebration would not be possible. The 28th Annual Civil Rights Breakfast is an opportunity for activists, thought leaders, and community partners from Baltimore and beyond to come together, build relationships, and discuss the current state of civil rights.  Culminating the week with the Civil Rights Black-Tie Gala at the Baltimore Convention Center, which will recognize individuals for their achievements and support of Civil Rights. 
    This year’s theme, “B. I. A. S.: Bringing Inherent Assumptions to the Surface” will be explored over seven days (September 27, 2019 – October 5, 2019) through a series of activities and events. 

    Friday, September 27th – The 28th Annual Civil Rights Breakfast featuring our guest speaker, Rev. Jesse Jackson

    Saturday, September 28th – Community Day with the Baltimore Police Department

    Sunday, September 29th – Civil Rights & the Church

    Monday, September 30th – Bias in Healthcare discussion on the impact of bias towards minorities

    Tuesday, October 1st – Police & Engaging Vulnerable Communities

    Wednesday, October 2nd – Census 2020:  Eliminating Bias by ensuring every resident is counted

    Thursday, October 3rd – School to Prison Pipeline Symposium;   Civil Rights Networking event

    Friday, October 4th – Exploring Solutions for Environmental Inequalities;

                                       Civil Rights Skate & Bowl Night

    Saturday, October 5th – Civil Rights Black-Tie Gala featuring Roland Martin

    To register for any of these events, please go to:  https://civilrightsweek2019.splashthat.com/ 
    If anyone needs an accommodation for any of our events, please email *****@****.***                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Proceeds from the week’s activities will be used to fund ongoing OCRWE outreach, community outreach activities, and youth scholarships and internships.  Donations are tax-deductible.     

    Why should you sponsor?

    Without the support of our sponsors, this week-long celebration of Civil Rights would not be possible. In addition to covering the cost of Civil Rights week, proceeds will be used to fund ongoing Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights’ outreach, operating costs, and community events.  All donations are tax deductible.

    M'Balu Bangura

    My name is Lu, I am an investigator for the Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement. I investigate cases of discrimination in employment and public accomodations. I have both my B.S and M.S in Criminal Justice with a focus on Urban Development and Police-Community Relations. Prior to my employment with Baltimore City, I was the only Civil Rights Investigator for the City of Tacoma. I have succesfully facilitated over 300k in settlement agreements collectively. Civil/Human Rights is my passion. I love my job and I love helping not only individuals, but employer recieve the information they need to feel/create safe spaces to live, work. learn, and play. 

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  • 1001-2500 attendees expected

    50% Male Attendees

    50% Female Attendees

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