Leadership Tulsa is pleased to host an intergenerational leadership development workshop where LT alumni & their youth will learn the historic & present-day significance of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre from diverse leaders in an interactive format that fosters intentional reflection & growth. This event is for LT alumni who have a middle to high school aged youth.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$30 for One Adult + One Youth
$15 Additional Youth
Fees collected are to cover supply costs for the art activity.
Sign up below. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that you will be participating in an outdoor walking tour. Specific details will be sent after registration.
During our time together, LT alumni and their young leaders will hear from our keynote speaker, Alicia Latimer from the Tulsa City-County Library African-American Resource Center. Participants will engage in small-group walking tours of the historic Greenwood area led by Tulsa leaders, where they will visit historical sites such as the Greenwood Cultural Center and Vernon AME Church, and further engage with the small group in intentional, youth-led reflective discussion. The participants will then express themselves with an art activity led by local artist and community advocate, Alexander Tamahn.
What is Sankofa?
Sankofa is a Ghanian word from the Akan tribe that means “to go back and get”. Sankofa focuses on the importance of reaching back to our past and reclaiming our history so that we can move forward towards a more equitable future with a better understanding of how our community has been shaped.
Thank you to the sponsors of this event