Join STARTLAND and Husch Blackwell for a virtual discussion on racism, innovation and culture in Kansas City and beyond.
About this Event
RE·CAST (ft. Tim Wise)
Racial Equality Cultivating A Sustainable Tomorrow
A sustainable economy and culture depend on the end of racism. RE·CAST unites authentic perspectives on race, innovation and culture in Kansas City and beyond.
Join STARTLAND and Husch Blackwell for a virtual discussion on racism, innovation and culture.
Featuring panelists Kemet Coleman, Sheri Gonzales, Bobby Gay, Kiona Sinks and Jeff Simon.
Presented by Husch Blackwell
11:30 - Music by DJ Joe & DJ Ice Kole
11:45 - Keynote by TIM WISE
12:05 - Roundtable w. special guests and TIM WISE
12:20 - Q&A
12:45 - Music by Love, Mae C
1:00 - END
Tim Wise // Anti-racist essayist, author and educator
Tim Wise, whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John Brown,” is among the nation’s most prominent antiracist essayists and educators. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the nation.
ROUNDTABLE w. TIM WISE
// Black Excellence KC
Kiona is a community minded connector with eight plus years of consistent volunteerism and community engagement. She is both mission-driven and passionate about diversity and inclusion and promoting social, and civic engagement. Read more
// STARTLAND (Moderator)
Rapper, artist, urbanist, activist and Kansas City icon, Kemet Coleman recently joined STARTLAND as the Director of Marketing & Experiences. Read more
// Husch Blackwell
Managing partner of Husch Blackwell in Kansas City, Jeff represents Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders in a wide variety of matters. Read more
// Google, BAR Digital
An innovative, forward thinking business professional who has spent the last 5 years accumulating an array of experiences across business, tech, sports and media industries. Read more
// Greater Kansas City Civic Council
Sheri works with businesses, organizations and leaders to promote system alignment, identify gaps, and monitor the region’s outcomes. Read more