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Monday October 4, 2021

Morning Session

WelcomeRep. Raja Kristnamoorthi, Illinois 8th District
00:00 / 02:36
“Becoming American: Activating Your Citizenship”Dr. Ravi Perry
00:00 / 46:08
“A Better America from the Perspective of a New Generation of Americans”Hila Hanif
00:00 / 34:08
“Citizen-driven, Not Dollar-driven Government: Engaging Young People”Dr. Kendra Stewart
00:00 / 28:43

Afternoon Session

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“Operationalizing Racial Justice”Dr. Aletha Maybank
00:00 / 31:41

Tuesday October 5, 2021

Morning Session

“The Future of Food: Reconnecting with Nature”Dr. Sabine O’Hara
00:00 / 32:53
“Feeding Democracy: Building a Future of Resilient Farms, People and Communities”Gayle Olson
00:00 / 37:53

Afternoon Session

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“Revisioning ‘Slavery’s University’ in the New South”Klarke Stricklen
00:00 / 26:14
“Democracy’s Potential: The Public Library”Richard Reyes-Gavilan
00:00 / 31:16
 

Wednesday October 6, 2021

Morning Session

“Confronting Hate in Visioning a Better America – Myths and Facts in Dehumanizing and Rehumanizing Refugees"Dr. Georgette Bennett
00:00 / 35:13
“The Heart of Peacebuilding: Citizens”Ambassador Frederick Barton
00:00 / 23:01

Afternoon Session

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“Energy, Climate, and the Future of American Security”Dr. Thor Hogan
00:00 / 43:38
“Why Allyship? Building Up Communities”Davidica Little Spotted Horse
00:00 / 33:16
 

Thursday October 7, 2021

Morning Session

“The Pursuit of Happiness”Dr. Michael Maccoby
00:00 / 33:01

Afternoon Session

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“How could We (the People) Speak Better and be Better Heard?”Professor Lawrence Lessig
00:00 / 32:25
“The Future of Public Service and Effective Government”President Thomas Ross
00:00 / 29:42
 
“Innovation in Education: Creating a Seamless School to College, to Career Pipeline”Stanley Litow
00:00 / 44:33

Friday October 8, 2021

Morning Session

“Historical Barriers to the Ballot Box: Past, Present, and the Work of Fixing It”Celina Stewart
00:00 / 23:21

Afternoon Session

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“What ‘We The People’ Now Know: A Clearer Path toward a New Social Contract”Myra Jackson
00:00 / 46:25
“System-Wide Change in the Era Ahead”Dr. Gar Alperovitz
00:00 / 19:21
“Conference Summary: Our American Home and Interdependency”Dr. Richard Margolies
00:00 / 42:16
 
"Small Business Sustainability in a Stakeholder-Driven Future”Stephanie Wilkinson
00:00 / 32:43

We very much appreciate the assistance of Representative Jamie Raskin, Maryland 8th District, and his staff for securing a room in Congress for the Visioning a Better America conference.​