Rockford Summit on Racism
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Opportunity to socialize, network and visit vendor exhibits
Welcome by Mayor Thomas McNamara
Honoring the Original Inhabitants by Dick Rundall
Introductions by Rev. Dr. Kenneth Board
Special words by Rev. Maurice West Sr., President of Rockford Ministers' Fellowship
Opening Music: Please stand for the singing of "The Star Spangled Banner" led by Terrace Huntley from Rock Valley College and "Lift Every Voice and Sing" led by Bev Owens from Pilgrim Baptist Church
Panel members will talk about what their organization is doing to eliminate racism. Moderator: Rev. Dr. Kenneth Board.
East High School Chamber Choir Directed by Lisa Simon - "We Shall Overcome" "Oye" and "Shed a Little Light"
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Board, Our task for the day is.....
Workshop 1 - see map for location of the 5 pathways
Box Lunch (Location: Near Vendor Area)
District 205 Youth Panel (Location: Stage Area)
Moderator: Bo Chaney & Tony Turner
How do you feel about racism in Rockford & what would you change?
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Board, The Challenge...
Opportunity to visit vendor exhibits