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It was a joy and honor to be on the  REVEREND JESSE L. JACKSON, SR. SOCIAL JUSTICE & HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTE Panel at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual Conference in Chicago, IL July 13, 2017.



Summary: The mission of the Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Social Justice and Human Rights Institute is to develop a new generations of teachers, activists, & leaders for human rights and social justice. In this session, panelist will speak to their own life experiences and perspective on where we are and next steps. And, clergy will engage in meaningful dialogue on how to impact the issues of today such as public policy, health and wellness, police brutality, mass incarceration, homeownership, jobs, voting rights, etc.        

Moderator: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Founder & President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition  


  • Ambassador Andrew Young
  • C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Legend
  • Martin Deppe, Author, Member, SCLC Breadbasket
  • Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Associate Professor of Theology, Earlham School of Religion
  • Regina Jackson
  • Iva Carruthers, General Secretary, Samuel D. Proctor Conference

Wrap up/Nest Steps:

  • Mark Ellis-Senior Pastor

United Christian Faith Ministries Church of God in Christ, Baton Rouge, LA




I will be a Panelist at “Roundtable” on Saturday, July 15th during the International Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention 

Who:        WVON iheart Radio Keep Hope Alive Panel
What:       A discussion by the Weekly Sunday guests on the Political issues of the day
When:      Saturday, July 15, 2017
               8:30 a.m.
Where:     National Rainbow PUSH Headquarters
               930 E. 50th Street
               Chicago, IL 60615
Why:       To Showcase the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Keep Hope Alive National Radio Show