Past Summit Speakers
Summit speakers have included House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, North America’s Building Trades Union President Sean McGarvey, NEA President Becky Pringle, NAACP President Derrick Johnson, USW Vice President Fred Redmond, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Vice President Walter Mondale, AME Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill, AFT President Randi Weingarten, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Beverly D. Tatum, Professors Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, john a. powell, Sheryll Cashin, William E. Spriggs, John C. Brittain, Barbara Ransby, John H. Bracey, Jr., Julian Vasquez Heilig, Mark G. Pearce, Theodore M. Shaw, Stella Flores, Rev. Willie Francois, Richard Rothstein, Author Eric Foner, Michelle Burris, Alexander Polikoff, Bruce D. Haynes, David P. Rusk, Elizabeth Powell, Prentiss Dantzler, Gary Orfield, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Myron Orfield, William P. Jones, Douglas Massey, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Rucker Johnson, Marc Bayard, Amy Wells, Tiffani Torres, Betsey Julian, CBTU President Rev. Terrance Melvin, Lisa Rice, Paul Jargowsky, Clayola Brown, Algernon Austin and Stefan Lallinger. Nikole Hannah Jones, Valerie Jarrett, Ray LaHood, Steve LaTourette.