We Will Rise Summit We Will Rise Summit

Welcome to the We Will Rise Summit!

We are excited to have you here with us for a phenomenal two days of virtual* learning, community building, and celebration of Black legacy and resilience. The We Will Rise Summit is one of the signature events of the 2021 Black History Celebrations occurring from February through April, aligning with the theme Black Legacy & Resilience: Education, Empowerment, and Healing. On this page, you will find a wide range of sessions that can be filtered by event type, topical area, and audience.

To make a personalized schedule, register for the event by clicking the "join event" button on the top right of this page, then review the variety of opportunities available to you and select "add" for each individual session you would like to attend. To learn more about a session, click the session title for further details. Please respect the intended audience tags and descriptions for each session, as some spaces have been intentionally curated and designed for specific populations. 

You must be signed in to Emamo to have access to the session Zoom links. Recordings of sessions with guest speakers and panels will be uploaded to the event descriptions post-session. Please sign in here, or from the "ALL PARTICIPATES: Summit Sign-In" link prior to engaging in your first session for the day! Alright, time to do some browsing. Edit your schedule and create some buzz using the hashtag #wewillrise21.

*Sessions are subject to change at any time. Participation requires an Internet connection and computer or smartphone with access to Zoom. Accommodation requests and event questions can be emailed to Simone Francis at [email protected]


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Friday, February 26, 2021


Saturday, February 27, 2021