The Sankofa Collaborative is hosting an all-day workshop at Grounds For Sculpture on Thursday, October 20th. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jonathan Holloway, president of Rutgers University and an eminent historian specializing in post-emancipation United States history with a focus on social and intellectual history. Dr. Holloway is the author of several books, most recently The Cause of Freedom: A Concise History of African Americans, published last year.
- Karen Andrade-Mims – The Father Center of New Jersey
- Ronald Pierce- New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
- Sean Kelley – Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
- Henal Patel – New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
- Professor Ma’isha Aziz, Esq. – Rutgers University-Camden
- Philip Hensley – League of Women Voters of New Jersey
- Michael Days – Philadelphia Media Network (retired)
- James Gee, Founding Principal, Stono Public Affairs
Roberto Lugo, Puerto Rican American ceramic artist, spoken word poet, and activist whose work is currently on exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture, will describe the social justice context of his work and is donating two pieces to be given to attendees whose names will be drawn at the end of the workshop.
For additional information, please visit: https://sankofacollaborative.org/upcoming-programs