Join the North Dakota Human Rights Coalition at the 2018 Human Rights Summit and Arc of Justice Awards. The theme of the Summit is “Intersections”, and discussions will be held around the Missing and Indigienous Women and Girls Crisis, LGBTQIA+ Protections and more.
Tickets to the event are $50 General Admission / $20 Students. A special combo pack has been arranged with the North Dakota Human Rights Film & Arts Festival that includes tickets to all three screenings of the festival in Fargo and a ticket to the Human Rights Summit and Arc of Justice Awards for $65 (a $20 savings between both events).
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota in Fargo, North Dakota.
NDHRC Summit Agenda
INTERSECTIONS: “Where After All Do Human Rights Begin?”
November 17, 2018
8:00 – 8:45 am Registration and coffee, juice, muffins and fruit
8:45- 9:00 Music by Todd Holdman
9:00- 9:10 Welcome by NDHRC President – Ruth Buffalo
9:10 – 9:30/9:45 Welcome Circles
(Communities across ND report on Human Rights
activities positive and challenging)
9:45-10:45 Human Rights Film Festival Panel – MMIW
Former Grand Chief Sheila North (film maker)
Leonard Yakir (film maker)
Lisa Brunner – 2016 Bush Fellow
BJ Jones – Tribal Judge
10:45 – 11:00 am BREAK – Music by Todd Holdman
11:00 – 12:00 ARC OF JUSTICE AWARDS AND COMMENTS
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
(a) during lunch sit by someone you don’t know OR
(b) find people you want to work with on an upcoming possible legislative issues and sit together to begin strategizing
1:00 – 2:00pm KEY NOTE – Sarah Burlingame – Wyoming Equality Federation
“How to be progressive in a Red state”
2:00 – 2:15 BREAK – Music by Todd
2:15 – 2:45 Kjersten Nelson – Political Advocacy – 101
2:45 – 3:30 Talking circles around various legislative possibilities:
Follow up on the refugee study bill
LGBTQA anti-discrimination bill – what’s the plan?
Native American – Cultural Competency bill
3:45 – 4:00 CLOSING REMARKS