w/ Marc Lamont Hill (The Classroom & The Cell), Dr. Beth Richie, Rhymefest, Amanda Klonsky (CPS Juvenile Justice Re-entry), Niaz Kazravi (NAACP, Criminal Justice Program), Silky Slim (Stop The Killing). Moderated by Jasiri X. 2:00 pm Univ. of Chicago.
Angela Woodson is the Director of Outreach for the Ohio Governor’s Office of Faith-based Initiatives. She’s been a professional in State and County government for nearly two decades. Over the years, she has worked on campaigns for national, state, and local elections, including her roles as Field Coordinator Cuyahoga County Kerry/Edwards Presidential Campaign, Regional Coordinator for the Gore/Lieberman Presidential Campaign, Field Director for Cleveland Mayor Jane Campbell, Campaign Manager for the Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle for U.S. Senate, among others. Additionally, Woodson is the co-founder of B.U.I.L.D. (Blacks United In Local Democracy), a political action committee, designed to help embrace young people who wish to run for political office. In 2004, she co-chaired the National Hip-Hop Political Convention, which brought together over 4000 young activists to create and implement a national political agenda for the hip-hop generation.