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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference 2024
11 Jul 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
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Trident Technical College 7000 Rivers Avenue, Building 920 North Charleston, SC 29406
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Charting the Path to Equity

Achieving equity and ensuring opportunity for everyone to thrive requires collective and sustained efforts. Our fifth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference, presented by Roper St. Francis Healthcare, is designed to equip leaders to address disparities at their root and chart the path to equity. 

The conference will be emceed by Herbert L. Drayton III and feature resources and teachings from powerful speakers on the topics of education, criminal justice and healthcare. It will be followed by a reception, providing you the opportunity to connect and discuss event learnings and how to turn those learnings into action.

Together we will learn, share, act and collaborate to forge paths to equity in our region and beyond. 

ALICE Report Presentation: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed
Presenters: DJ Hampton II, President and CEO at Trident United Way; Natasha Chatman, Chief Impact Officer at Trident United Way 

Education Presentation
Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Baez, Interim Director of Multilingual Services & Outreach at CCSD

Criminal Justice Presentation
Presenters: Mayor Reggie Burgess, Former City of North Charleston Police Chief; Judge Ellen Steinberg, Director at Charleston County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council 

Healthcare Panel
Panelists: Dr. Jeannelle Perkins-Muhammad, Psychotherapist and Licensed Family Therapist at DrJeannelle.com; Dr. Aretha Polite-Powers, CEO at Fetter Health Care Clinic 

Moderator: Dr. Renee Linyard-Gary, Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity at Roper St. Francis Healthcare 

Lived Experiences and Reflections From
Amy Barch, Founder and Executive Director at Turn90; Phyllis Martin, Executive Director at the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Greater Charleston 

Event Details
Thursday, July 11

Check-In: 8:30 a.m.
Conference: 9:00 a.m.
Reception: 3:30 p.m.

Trident Technical College
7000 Rivers Avenue, Building 920
North Charleston, SC 29406

Chamber Members – $115
Non-Members – $150

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Roper St. Francis Healthcare
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