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Assata Speaks (Like TED Talks, but with more swag)

  • The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre 824 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55403 United States (map)

Are you ready to become a change agent? Wanna be inspired to make a difference? Then join us for our exciting, inaugural monthly series: Assata Speaks! (like TED Talks but with way more swag). You will hear from three incredible speakers who will inspire you, challenge you, and light a fire in you to do more to advance racial, social, economic, and environmental justice. 

Tickets here

Our powerful speakers include: Elizer Darris (community organizer at ACLU & formerly-incarcerated person), Dr. Sylvia Bartley, (PhD Neurophysiology, author, and Global Director, Medtronic Philanthropy), and Matt Moberg, (podcast host, curator of 'The Table' and emerging racial justice advocate) who will each give short, powerful talks and move us to take action. Music will be brought to us by the inimitable DJ Scipreme, and there will be audience engagement in between each presentation and Spoken Word performances. Doors Open at 5:30pm. Open Bar. All are welcome. Multi-racial atmosphere to promote unity and cross-cultural understanding.#KnowledgeIsPower #DoSomething #TheTimeIsNow