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Schedule at a Glance

Friday, April 29, 2022, Day 1

3:00pm - 4:30 pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm

5:00pm - 5:20pm

5:25pm - 6:15pm



Networking & Social Hour

Buffet Dinner


Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown

Board Chair, NC Black Disabilities Network


Welcome & Keynote Introduction, 

Dr. Baiyina W. Muhammad, Founder & Conference Co-Organizer

Keynote Speaker

Britney Wilson

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the New Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic, New York Law School

“Equity at the Intersection of Race and Disability”

Saturday, April 30, 2022, Day 2

8:00am - 9:00am

8:30am - 8:45am

9:15am - 10:15am

10:30am - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm

12:45pm - 1:45pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:30pm

3:30pm - 5:00pm


Registration Cont’d

Continental Breakfast

Duke Energy Ballroom

Opening Welcome & Purpose

Baiyina W. Muhammad

General Session

Duke Energy Ballroom

Black Parents Matter: How Families Experience & Navigate Disability Services Through the Lens of Race and Disability

Concurrent Morning Sessions


The Role of Academics in Preparing Future Professionals

Where Do We Go from Here? 21st Century Models for Employment and Living Opportunities

Duke Energy Ballroom

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions


Advocacy 101: Knowing Your Legal Rights & How to Ensure Proper Supports for Your Child

Overcoming Barriers & Making Services More Accessible to African American Communities

General Session
Duke Energy Ballroom

Why College Programs for Students With Disabilities? Post-secondary Experiences of Black Disabled Students

Closing Remarks

Recognition of Sponsors

Speakers & Planning Committee

North Carolina Black Disabilities Network,          

Planning Meeting

Open Network & Relaxing

Conference Complete

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