Spring Symposium 2021

APRIl 15th & 16th, 2021

If you are registered for this weekend’s events, please search your email inbox for the latest Eventbrite emails entitled “Spring Symposium” and follow the prompts for login instructions. For additional support, please email support@kingmakersofoakland.org

If you are registered for this weekend’s events, please search your email inbox for the latest Eventbrite emails entitled “Spring Symposium” and follow the prompts for login instructions. For additional support, please email support@kingmakersofoakland.org

Event Outcomes

HEAR FROM GREAT LEADERS

Our team and experts will lead d ynamic action-driven presentations and classes that will give you tools on how to engage, encourage, and empower Black Youth.

Gain A New Professional Network

Connect with like-minded people from all over the world!

Enjoy Yourself

A fun Virtual event and learning space!

Transform Your Practice

Proven techniques to adopt in your practice as we share effective strategies and model our drivers for systems change, when activated, improves educational outcomes for Black boys.

Leave Empowered

You will leave inspired, invigorated, and prepared with an action plan to install in your community by building with colleagues to  implement collaboratively as regular practice which forms leaders.

SPRING SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Welcome to Spring Symposium!

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

speaker-2

Romero Wesson

9:30AM - 9:35AM

Performance

Performance

9:35AM - 10:45AM

Virtual Learning Walks

Witness our curriculum and pedagogy in action through
virtual classroom observations.

speaker-1

Baayan Bakari

speaker-2

Sean Foster

speaker-3

Romero Wesson

10:45AM - 11:00AM

Breakout Discussions

Breakout Discussions

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Break & Youth Voice / Performances

11:15AM - 12:15PM

Upset the Setup

The Kingmakers Youth Street Team will share findings from recent virtual youth events and discuss remote learning, impacts from the multiple pandemics on student mental health, learning in a racially charged climate, and building community and Black joy.

speaker-1

B. DeVeaux

speaker-2

Amin Robinson

speaker-3

Kahlil Chatmon

speaker-4

Jonathan Piper II

speaker-5

Ikera Davis

12:15PM - 12:20PM

Intro to Film

speaker-1

Cava Menzies

speaker-2

Judd Flemming

12:20PM - 12:45PM

Film Screening: Revolution Remix

This short film was born out of the 2020 summer uprising. It captures the spirit, vision, and message of the Revolution Remix EP, a collaborative music project spearheaded by Oakland-based youth artists as a creative outlet to express their feelings about the 2020 summer protests.

speaker-1

Cava Menzies

12:45PM - 1:00PM

Asynchronous Video Content

Asynchronous video content will be available for participants to engage with.

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

speaker-2

Romero Wesson

7:45AM - 8:30AM

Morning Yoga / Meditation

speaker-1

Shaka Jamal Redmond

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Performances

Performance

9:00AM - 9:15AM

Welcome!

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

speaker-2

Romero Wesson

9:15AM - 10:15AM

Q&A with Tony Smith

Tony Smith, the former Superintendent of Oakland Unified School District, will share his journey of working with the School Board to create the Office of African American Male Achievement, the first-ever of its kind within a school district in America.

speaker-1

Tony Smith

speaker-2

Christopher Chatmon

10:15AM - 10:30AM

Breakout Discussions

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

speaker-2

Romero Wesson

10:30AM-10:35AM

Break & Performance

10:35AM - 11:30AM

From a Moment to a Movement: Building a Conspiracy of Care

Kingmakers of Oakland CEO Chris Chatmon shares the framework for how he built the Office of African American Male Achievement once appointed as founding Executive Director.

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

11:30AM - 11:45AM

Breakout Discussions

Breakout Discussions

11:45AM-12:00PM

Break & Performances

12:00PM - 12:40PM

Case Study Panel: Seattle Public Schools

Leaders from Seattle Public School share their story of working with Kingmakers of Oakland and creating their own Office of African American Male Achievement.

speaker-1

Dr. Mia Williams

speaker-2

Dwane Chappelle

speaker-3

Anthony Shoecraft

12:40PM - 1:00PM

Closing Moves

speaker-1

Christopher Chatmon

speaker-2

Romero Wesson

SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS

Amin Robinson

Street Team Ambassador

Cava Menzies

Managing Creative Director

Jonathan Piper II

National Street Team Ambassador & Media Assistant

Sean Foster

Contractor: Instructional Coach

Anthony Shoecraft

Business Development Managing Director

Christopher Chatmon

Founder and CEO, Kingmakers of Oakland

Judd Flemming

Contractor: Media Producer

Shaka Jamal Redmond

Founder, Namaste Ready!

Baayan Bakari

Contractor: Curriculum & Pedagogy Trainer

Dr. Mia Williams

Chief of the Office of African American Male Achievement, Seattle Public Schools

Kahlil Chatmon

Media Coordinator & Street Team Ambassador, Kingmakers of Oakland

Tony Smith

CEO and co-founder of Whyspeople

B. DeVeaux

National Street Team Ambassador

Dwane Chappelle

Director, Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL)

Romero Wesson

Board Member

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