Program

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Friday, March 22

Social Event

6:00-9:00 pm CT 

Saturday, March 23

Online/In-Person

10:30 am - 10:40 am|  Opening

10:40 am - 11:05 am| Welcome and Culture

11:05 am - 11:35 am|  African Women Forwarding the African Revolution to Free Us All: The Political Report to the Convention 

Yejide Orunmila

11:35 am - 12:20 pm| Unite the International African Working Class: A global dialogue with African working-class women about the challenges and prospects that, through collective efforts, can unite African women in their shared fight for liberation.

Sheila Silva, Emilia Murrain, Layla-Roxanne  Hill, Angelica Alberto

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm|  Lunch (includes 45-minute breakout session accessed only in person and with online special access ticket)

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm| When we fight together we win!  Colonized Women Unite Against Colonial Oppression! This panel will explore the challenges faced by Filipina and Mexican women examining their resonance with the struggles of African women and the path to liberation. 

Pyxie Castillo - Gabriela USA, Adriana Jasso - Union del Barrio, Gadalupe Cardona, Union del Barrio, Moureen Kaki - Eyewitness Palestine

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm| Economic Self-Sufficiency Amid Economic Attacks Against the African Liberation Movement 

Koko Lewis, Yejide Orunmila


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm| What Will a Liberated Africa Look Like?   Leaders of the African People’s Socialist Party discuss their work and how it advances the African Revolution.

Director Aisha Fields, Secretary General Mwezi Odom, Director Akile Anai, Deputy Chairwoman Ona Zene Yeshitela 

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm| Collectivize, Organize, Membership: The value of supporting each other through organization. 

Zayi Vwidisa

3:50 pm - 4:05 pm| Preview of International Campaigns  

4:05 pm - 4:10 pm|  Day 1 Adjourned

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm|  St. Louis Black Power Blueprint Tour (in-person only) 


Sunday, March 24

Online / In-Person

10:00 am - 10:10 am|  Welcome Day 2

10:10 am - 10:25 am|  Shop With Us 

Live sales of DeColonaise and ANWO merchandise


10:25am - 10:40am|  Constitutional Matters

10:40 am - 11:20 am|   Campaigns Reports

11:20 am - 11:50 am| The Road to Socialism is Painted Black: Chairman Omali Yeshitela presents the importance of the African working class overturning the colonial mode of production as the catalyst to bring about true socialism

Chairman Omali Yeshitela

11:50 am - 12:20 pm|  U.S. Regional Reports: Northern, Western, Midwest

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm| Lunch (includes 45-minute breakout session accessed only in person and with online special access ticket)

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm|  International campaign reviews, launch, vote

1:40 pm - 1:55 pm| Collectivize, Organize, Membership: The value of supporting each other through organization. 

Zayi Vwidisa

1:55 pm - 2:10 pm| Economic Self-Sufficiency Amid Economic Attacks Against the African Liberation Movement 

Koko Lewis, Yejide Orunmila

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm| Awards & ANWO President appointment

 2:55 pm - 3:05 pm| Summation and Close