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Nov. 15, 2022

From Ancestral Trauma to Program Sovereignty


Join us and Emory University's Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program on Tuesday, November 15th, at 1 p.m. ET US (UTC -4) in a discussion about moving from Ancestral Trauma to Program Sovereignty.

This is the third in a series of roundtable conversations focused on Indigenous Sovereignty in the United States and is produced in collaboration with Emory University's Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Instructor Lorrie King, MPH. Lorrie teaches MDP 511, a core MDP course rooted in Applied Development Practice.

This conversation will explore what it means to work for and with people (and communities) who have shared identities and collective memories of overcoming systematic oppression. This conversation will focus on the African American experience of overcoming 400 years of brutality and how present-day descendants of slaves are intentionally building institutions and programs for African Americans to continue to live into dignity, honor, and self-determination.

Roundtable Panelist:

Terrica Ganzy: Terrica Redfield Ganzy is Executive Director of the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR), where she leads the SCHR team in carrying out its mission to dramatically transform the criminal legal system through direct representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education.

Josh Griffin: The Carter Center, Moderator

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