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Liberty Con 2017 - Americans@Risk: Race, Denial, Privilege, and Who Matters

When:
Today until Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
7:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Where:
Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost:
$10-$40

Race relations, gender issues, immigration reform, white privilege, religion play a role in the risks Americans face today. This two day convention, designed for a multi-age, diverse audience, we will explore these risks through a variety of interactive experiences that includes round table conversations, costumed re-enactors, web based games, panel presentations and more.

FRIDAY - A riveting presentation by Tim Wise on the politics of prejudice, police accountability and violence, white privilege, and movement building  –  where have we come from, where are we now, where do we go from here? “Tim Wise is one of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation.” – Michael Eric Dyson, best-selling author and University of Pennsylvania professor. Tim Wise is an internationally known activist, 
writer, educator, and public speaker. 

SATURDAY -  Costumed re-enactors, web based games, Where's Stevie? competition, Art Exhibition, MarketPlace, student poster displays, panel presentations and round table conversations fill the program with engaging, enriching, fun filled experiences as well as thought provoking discussions about America at a cross roads - Where have we come from? Where are we going? An interactive program designed for a multi-age audience. 

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