Schedule | 10am CT - 6pm CT

Opening & Welcome

Keynote Speaker

Sharon Baptiste Gillin, Genealogist


History Talks Block I

15-minute History Talks ("TedTalk style") presentations

"The Fairy Tale Project": A look into the creative process of Black Storytelling - Stacey Allen, Nia's Daughters Movement Collective

Education in Austin's Freedom Colonies - Roxanne Evans, Evans Communication

Documentary: "Raise your Head Up" - Richard Orton, Bootstrap Films, LLC

Lunch Break

History Talks Block II

15-minute History Talks ("TedTalk style") presentations

Beyond the Grave: Re-Thinking Community - Jasmine Lee, Descendants of Olivewood

Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention (SLFR) Program - Clarence Bunch, Ph.D., PVAMU Cooperative Extension Program Agriculture & Natural Resources

My Legacy Restoration Project - 'Lola' Kelly Wilcox Moore, Lola's Legacy Restoration Project/Wilcox Ranch



Juneteenth Jamboree: From Free Place to Displace - Michael Emery, Austin PBS-KLRU-TV


The Ransom Williams Farmstead and Freedom Colony Diaspora - Rebekah Dobrasko, TxDOT Environmental Affairs


"To Elevate": The Legacy of Huston-Tillotson University - Greg Farrar, Austin Parks and Recreation

Meet & Greet

Registration Includes:

  • Access to On-Demand, pre-recorded content
  • All-access to virtual event
  • Post-event Meet & Greet with a special swag box*

* Swag boxes available to Early Bird and Regular registrants.

  • Through July 1, 2021

  • Available for high school and undergraduate students. Registration closes July 21. Note: Swag Boxes available to those who register by July 1.

Late Registration (July 2 - July 21): $139

  • Texas educators earn 7 CPE Credits.

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