BMC 2015 Annual Meeting

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Every September, BMC brings together our membership to chart the course of the organization for the coming twelve months. This year is no different!

On Saturday, September 12, we're asking you, our members, to lead BMC in this critical time of rebellion and movement building. Run for the board. Commit to joining an issue campaign. Create dynamic ways for us to center the Movement for Black Lives in our neighborhood. But, if nothing else, come out to build with the BMC family.

RSVPs and childcare reservations are now closed. Please register at the event.

Agenda

  • Keynote speaker: Opal Tometi, co-founder of Black Lives Matter & Executive Director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
  • Elect new BMC board members!
  • Connect with food justice, police accountability, anti-street harassment, citizen journalism & education campaigns.
  • Decide what supports our membership needs to grow and thrive in 2016.

Lunch and a light breakfast will be served. 


About Opal Tometi

Opal is a Nigerian-American writer, strategist and community organizer. She is a co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, the historic political project and leader-full network was launched in the wake of the murder of Trayvon Martin in order to explicitly combat implicit bias and anti-black racism and to protect and affirm the beauty and dignity of all Black lives. Ms. Tometi is currently at the helm of the country’s leading Black organization for immigrant rights, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), a national organization that educates and advocates to further immigrant rights and racial justice together with African-American, Afro-Latino, African and Caribbean immigrant communities.

WHEN
September 12, 2015 at 11am - 3pm
WHERE
Stuyvesant Mansion
CONTACT
Anthonine Pierre · · 718.771.7000
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