For the Many: On the Prospects of a Multiracial Populism
Friday, October 25, 2019

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8:30-9:15am

Breakfast
provided for all participants

9:15-9:30am

Introduction
Maurice Mitchell, Working Families Party

9:30-11:00am

Global and Historical Lessons
Laura Grattan, Wellesley College
Thea Riofrancos, Providence College
Jason Frank, Cornell University  
Erin Pineda, Smith College
Chair: Maurice Mitchell

11:15am-12:45pm

Mapping the Political Landscape
Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago
Daniel Schlozman, The Johns Hopkins University
Amna Akbar, Ohio State University
Michael Dawson, University of Chicago
Chair: Ted Fertik, Working Families Academy / Grassroots Policy Project

Lunch
provided for all participants

12:45-1:30pm

1:30-3:00pm

What do we want?
Aziz Rana, Cornell University
Alyssa Battistoni, Harvard University
Thenjiwe McHarris, Blackbird
Yarimar Bonilla, Rutgers University
Chair: Heather McGhee, Demos/Institute of Politics, University of Chicago  

3:15-5:15pm

Lessons from the Ground: Movement and Electoral Politics
Brandon Johnson, Cook County Board Commissioner, 1st District
Shariana Ferrer-Núñez, Colectiva Feminista en Construccion
Carlos Garcia, Phoenix City Council
Erin Heaney,  Showing Up for Racial Justice
Nick Estes, University of New Mexico
Chair: Dan Denvir, The Dig Radio   

Tour of LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze exhibition and reception
at the Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, 4th floor

5:30-7:30pm