Allyship Summit

Bringing together advocates to create a national community of
allies working tirelessly towards racial and social justice

Service Never Sleeps’ Allyship Summit brings together racial and social justice advocates from across the country to create a national community of allies working tirelessly towards racial and social justice. Throughout two days of programming, Summit attendees will gain an understanding of our Allyship principles, engage in training on how to effect social change, and connect with local and national leaders committed to social justice.

Registration is now open!

The 2021 Allyship Summit will be held virtually Wednesday & Thursday, October 27 & 28, 1-5pm Eastern. ASL interpretation will be provided.

Schedule

October 27

1pm: Welcome to Day 1

1:30pm: Intro to Allyship

  • Whitney Parnell (she/her), CEO, Service Never Sleeps

3:15pm: How You Can Plug In: Action Spectrum Panel

  • Danny Cendejas (he/him/el), Organizer, La ColectiVA
  • Jessica Teachey (she/her), Senior Director of Community Engagement, The MusicianShip
  • Aja Taylor (she/her), Advocacy Director, Bread for the City & Co-Conspirator, Two Brown Girls Consulting Cooperative
  • Maurice Cook (he/him), Executive Director, Serve Your City DC & Lead Organizer, Ward 6 Mutual Aid
  • More to be announced.

5:00pm: Closing of Day 1

October 28

1pm: Welcome to Day 2

1:15pm: Keynote Speaker

  • Azza Altiraifi (she/they), Disability Justice Advocate and Organizer

2:00pm: Action Training Series – Round 1 (select one)

  • Education – led by Ericka Hines, JD (she/her), Principal, Every Level Leadership
  • Direct Service – led by Jessica Teachey (she/her), Senior Director of Community Engagement, The MusicianShip
  • Self-Help – led by Maurice Cook (he/him), Executive Director, Serve Your City DC & Lead Organizer, Ward 6 Mutual Aid

3:30pm: Action Training Series – Round 2 (select one)

  • Advocacy – led by Aja Taylor (she/her), Advocacy Director, Bread for the City & Co-Conspirator, Two Brown Girls Consulting Cooperative
  • Direct Action/Organizing – led by Danny Cendejas (he/him/el), Organizer, LaColectiVA

4:45pm: Closing & Moving the Work Forward

Registration

Registration for this year’s Allyship Summit is now open! Registration costs $200 per attendee.

 

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship packages for the 2021 Allyship Summit are available! Please reach out to michelam@serviceneversleeps.org to become a sponsor.

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