Monday, April 24

Becoming Intentional:
Each One Reach One (EORO)
Mentoring Roundtable
                             2-3 p.m.                                                      Richard Harris Terrace

Tuesday, April 25

Healing Rhythms Drum Circle11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Richard Harris Terrace
Social Justice Week Opening Ceremony with special performances from students artists and the BMCC Choir

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Learn more and register here .
1-3 p.m.Theatre I
Opening Reception featuring cultural foods. All are welcome.3-4 p.m.Richard Harris Terrace
The “Takeover”: Movie Screening and Discussion

Discussant: Dr. Lesley Rennis, Department of Health Education
4:30-6 p.m.Theatre I

Opening Ceremony

Register for the Opening Ceremony.         1-3 p.m.                                                      Richard Harris Terrace

Welcome to Social Justice Week! Pedro Pérez, Director, College Discovery, REI Co-Chair
Shenique S. Davis, Associate Professor, REI Co-Chair
Odelia Levy, Chief Diversity Officer

Anthony E. Munroe, President
Community Voices- Christopher Marte, NYC Council, District 1 Councilperson
- Kendice Marshall, Political Science Major
- Stephanie Pacheco, 2023 NYC Youth Poet Laureate
Keynote Address

Followed by Question and Answer Session
Self-Community Connections: Using Racial Literacy to Create a Culture of Belonging
- Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D., Professor of English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Student Art Contest Winners- Isabelle Torab, Theatre
- Stephanie Pacheco, Ethnic and Race Studies
- Eromidayo Olayiwola, Early Childhood Education 
- Alicia Velez, Music
BMCC Choir

Dr. Eugenia Oi Yan Yau, Professor of Music
Closing Remarks

Wednesday, April 26

Leading Transformational Change in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Presenter: Dr. Sequetta Sweet, Richard Stockton University
10-11:15 a.m.Register to join us via Zoom.
CUNY Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Leaders in Conversation

Facilitator: REI Co-Chairs
1-2 p.m.Register to join us via Zoom.
Let Your Voices Be Heard: Student Town Hall

Hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA). Learn more at
2-4 p.m.Room N-452

Thursday, April 27

The Legacy and Future of Ethnic Studies at CUNY (Day 1)

Hosted by the Department of Ethnic and Race Studies

Learn more and register here.
9 a.m.-5 p.m.Richard Harris Terrace
Women Trailblazers in Nontraditional Professions Leading the Charge for the Next Generation
10-11 a.m.Fiterman 303
A Sacred Space in Manhattan: African Burial Ground Guided Tour

Registration required as space is limited. Register to join the tour.
1-4 p.m.199 Chambers St., N-451

Blood Matters2:30-3:20 p.m.199 Chambers St., Room MC-S-720
Diverse Careers in Criminal Justice5-6:30 p.m.Register to join us via Zoom.

Friday, April 28

The Legacy and Future
of Ethnic Studies at CUNY (Day 2)
           9 a.m.-5 p.m.                                              Richard Harris Terrace

Register for the conference.