Beats, Rhymes, & Life
The Black and Latinx Summit is a conference that focuses on issues targeting Black and Latino communities. Conference attendees will create an environment of camaraderie, discuss issues, and develop concrete steps for not only impacting their lives, but the lives of their communities.
There will be a meet and greet with Dr. A. D. Carson from 4–6 p.m. in the Diversity Advocacy suite on the second floor of the Bone Student Center along with a preconference social. There will be free activities, refreshments, and entertainment provided in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center from 7–10 p.m. The event is free for Illinois State University students. No registration is required.
4–6 p.m. Meet and greet with Dr. A. D. Carson
7–9 p.m. Barbers
8–10 p.m. Comedy show and music entertainment
Registration and check-in will take place at the Center for Visual Arts. Educational workshop sessions will be held at the State Farm Hall of Business. The keynote address and lunch will be held at the Marriott Hotel.
9–9:50 a.m. Registration, check-in, and welcome
10–10:45 a.m. Breakout session
11–11:45 a.m. Breakout session
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch and keynote address by Dr. A.D. Carson
1–2 p.m. Open panel discussion
2–3 p.m. Group photo and closing remarks
Parking is available at the South University Garage visitor area on the first floor for $1/hour. Attendees are welcome to use surrounding surface parking lots free of charge. The closest garage to the venue is lot G34 across from 450 South University Street. Buses and large vans are encouraged to use lot G04, which is north of the McDonalds on South Main St. Lot G04 is accessed via the alley which runs north and south between Beaufort and Osage.
Registration is closed for the conference. For more information regarding this event, please contact Diversity Advocacy at (309) 438-8968 or by email at DiversityAdvocacy@IllinoisState.edu.