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BDM Annual Youth Conference
July, 31st
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Black Vote Mural Project Youth Conference is a virtual summit dedicated to the empowerment of Maryland’s youth. Your input is needed in the national dialogue of healing social ills and we are creating a space for you to take the lead in advocating for issues that affect your future. Now is the time to learn about how you can participate in democracy and be an agent of change in your community. Be encouraged to use your voice to advocate for the change you want to see; your voices counts!  

The 3rd annual Youth Conference features motivational speakers, spoken word performances, education on using public art as activism, and more.

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Educator Workshop: Anti-Racism Training*
Saturday, August 8th
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This training is geared toward teachers, educators, and counselors. Led by industry leaders and scholars, this interactive workshop focuses on using the arts as an effective means to dismantle racial stereotypes and effectively strengthen minority communities. #BDMAntiRacism

 

African Americans and the Vote Symposium*
Saturday, October 24th
Join historians, artists, and educators to explore the history of African Americans and the vote in the State of Maryland.  

 

BDM Annual Kwanzaa Celebration*
Friday, December 11th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa through musical performances, games, crafts, and more! #BDMKwanzaa

 

* Indicates events held at Banneker-Douglass Museum