APR14 (5:30 - 8 PM EST)
#TogetherWeRemember: The Future of Baltimore's Past
Join Kondwani and Baltimore’s next-generation of inspiring artists, activists, and thinkers at the historic Lloyd Street Synagogue for a community-wide vigil, dialogue, and call to action aiming to unite our city across lines of difference to address rising hatred and ongoing violence. Following powerful speeches and performances that open hearts and minds, we will engage in a town-hall style discussion on the meaning of “never again” in Baltimore and how to make it a reality.
Location: Lloyd Street Synagogue |15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
APR16 (8AM- 3:30PM EST)
Equity Summit: Engaging Delaware Stakeholders to Close the Opportunity Gap
The Delaware Department of Education's 2019 Equity Summit offers an exceptional opportunity to learn from key stakeholders who are making a difference through the lens of equity in Delaware, regionally and nationally. The Equity Summit will presents Kondwani Fidel as a keynote speaker, an equity panel, and breakout sessions with expert facilitators who are very excited to meet and share brilliant practices with you!
Location: Delaware State University: Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center
1200 North Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
APR27 (3-5PM EST)
Four Questions: A Youth Forum with Kondwani Fidel
Join spoken word artist, poet, and acclaimed author of “Hummingbirds in the Trenches” Kondwani Fidel from 3-5pm at Mace’s Lane Middle School as he shares his story of growing up in inner city Baltimore with two parents addicted to drugs, and how reading, writing, and performing saved him.
Kondwani not only performs along with other young people from Dorchester County, but also leads conversation around four questions chosen by the Dorchester County Youth Action Council as something young people need to talk about.
The event is free and open to the public, and presented as part of “Wellness in the Storm,” A public awareness initiative using arts programming to engage the Dorchester County community and challenge the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorder.
Location: Mace’s Lane Middle School |1101 Mace’s Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613