2018 SYMPOSIUM SURVEYS

The John Hope Franklin Symposium Committee welcomes your feedback to use in planning future events.  Please rate the overall quality of the symposium and individual presentators.  Please click on the link for the "2018 Symposium Overall Evaluation" and the link(s) that corresponds to the Plenary and Symposium Sessions that you attended.  Again, we thank you for your time.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Symposium Session 1 - Robert Frantz: “How Your Grandparents’ Struggles Live On in Your Genetics,” with introduction by

                               Valerie O’Brien, “Understanding DNA and Its Connection to Reconciliation”  

                               Click Here to Take Survey

Symposium Session 2

Reconciliation Café - Table conversations to make connections of Symposium topics with real-world reconciliation approaches

                             that can be applied personally and within organizations around the world. 

                             Facilitated by Kelli McLoud-Schigen - Click Here to Take Survey

Lunch Panel Discussion - National and local experts from the religious community focus on the Symposium theme, “The DNA of

                                  Reconciliation,” providing perspective on how various religions approach reconciliation by finding

                                  common ground in difference. - Click Here to Take Survey

                                  Panel Speakers Were:

  • Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell, St Paul’s United Methodist Church Tulsa, OK

  • Rev. Dr. Marlin Lavanhar, Senior Minister All Souls Unitarian Church Tulsa, OK

  • Rev. Dr. Robert R. A. Turner, Pastor, Historical Vernon Chapel A.M.E. Tulsa, OK

  • Rev. Weldon L. Tisdale Senior Pastor Friendship Baptist Church

  • Bishop Carlton Pearson

  • Rabbi Marc Boone Fitzerman Congregation B'nai Emunah

  • Aliye Shimi, Director of Outreach and Public Relations for the Islamic Society of Tulsa

Plenary Session - Vanessa Adams-Harris performs “Big Mama Speaks,” a one-act vignette (based on Hannibal B. Johnson’s book, Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District). - Click Here to Take Survey

Symposium Session 3

  • Diane Beckham: (Montessori-based)  “Peaceful Children, Peaceful World” - Click Here to Take Survey

  • Lincoln Brown, Joan L. Brown, and Lindsey Barbaur: “Examining Embedded Beliefs with   Entrepreneurial Cognition”

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Informal Session - "Breakfast with a Biologist" - Dr. Valerie O'Brien - Click Here to Take Survey

Symposium Session 4 - TheRese Anderson-Aduni: “Black Wall Street (1948-1952), the People and Businesses”

                                Click Here to Take Survey

Symposium Session 5

  • Drew Diamond  & Ruth Askew Brelsford: "Reconciliation” + Racially Biased Policing: A Principled  

      Response” - Click Here to Take Survey

Plenary Session 

Michelle Place, Executive Director of the Tulsa Historical Society presents an interactive session on “The Danger of Misrepresentation in History,” connecting how incomplete and sometimes purposeful omissions of stories or perspectives of historical events exposes our future to vulnerable outcomes. Click Here to Take Survey

 

Lunch Panel Discussion - Richard Baxter, Founder of social advocacy group Racism Stinks, shares his reconciliation story.  And

                                 US Senator James Lankford provides how he advocates for keeping the national legislators aware of

                                 the 1921 Race Massacre and how we as citizens can be more effective in elevating our reconciliation

                                 strategies to a national level. - Click Here to Take Survey

 

Reconciliation Café - Table conversations to make connections of Symposium topics with real-world reconciliation approaches

                             that can be applied personally and within organizations around the world. 

                             Facilitated by Kelli McLoud-Schigen - Click Here to Take Survey

End-of-Symposium Reflection - Participants consider their after-symposium actions and have an eye-to-eye experience of what

                                         connects and unites us in our reconciliation work. - Click Here to Take Survey

Closing Session:  My DNA Reconciliation Pledge - Click Here to Take Survey

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