September 5 // 9a – 12p // March

Mass March and Rally

Gather at Wragg Square (342 Meeting St)

Speakers include:

Rev. William J Barber, II – President of the NC State Conference of the NAACP

Rev. Joseph A. Darby – Presiding Elder of the Beaufort District of the AME Church

Kevin Alexander Gray – Harriet Tubman House

Donna Dewitt – South Carolina Alliance of Retired Americans 

Poets Marjory Wentworth (SC Poet Laureate) and Marcus Amaker

September 5 // 2 – 6pm // Conference

Location: ILA Local 1422 Hall / 1142 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC

2 – 6pm: Conference programming

Strategy sessions and notable participants include:

Opening Remarks – Rev. William J. Barber II

Ending discriminatory policing – Deray McKesson, Campaign Zero / #BlackLivesMatter

Quality Education – Dave Dennis, Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project; civil rights organizer (CORE, 1960-1965)

Economic Justice – Ken Riley, President of International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1422

Ending Gun Violence

Medicaid Expansion and Healthcare

Expanding Voting Rights and Democracy

Remarks from Ajamu Dillahunt, Black Workers for Justice

September 5 // 6p – 9p

Open space at ILA hall for self-organized panels, workshops, discussions, and meetings

6:30 – Women’s Caucus Meeting including: Ginny Deerin, Candidate for Mayor of Charleston, SC; Kelly Bates Oglesby, Pastor, Parkview Mennonite Church, Kokomo Indiana; Catherine Fleming Bruce, principal, TNOVSA; Secretary, Labor/Progressive Caucus, South Carolina Democratic Party, author forthcoming book: The Sustainers: Being, Building and Doing Good through activism in the Sacred Spaces of Civil Rights, Human Rights and other Social movements; Adrienne Troy Frazier, Executive Director, Berkeley County First Steps; Kelly Bates Oglesby is a pastor of Parkview Mennonite Church in Kokomo, IN.

September 6 // 7:30a // Interdenominational Service

7:30a: Interdenominational Service // ILA Local 1422

September 6 // 10a – 3pm // Conference

10 – 3pm: Conference

Location: ILA Local 1422 Hall / 1142 Morrison Dr, Charleston

Continued strategy sessions from previous day and drafting next action steps




Other Activities Planned

When :Friday Sept 4th 4-7 at the ILA HALL
Who: Artists and Healers holding space for the Charleston community to heal as a community tragedy
Why: TO heal
What: Music, Poetry, Games, Art making, Dancing, Yoga, Meditation and more

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