Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2020 Aya Symposium has been cancelled. Stay tuned for additional information about other related programs in 2020 and for upcoming information about the AYA SYMPOSIUM in 2021!
For Texas Educators, Historians & History Enthusiasts!

K-12 Texas Educators will receive 7 CPE credits!

TAKING PLACE
Fri., June 5, 2020
 

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, Texas

2020 Theme
 
Making Us Count:
Reclaiming the Texas Freedom Colony Legacies of Activism and Engagement in 2020

 

“Being counted” in 2020 – both on the census roles and in the voting booth – is of generational import.  This year's Symposium will guide attendees in exploring the role of Texas freedom colonies – throughout history, and into the present – in “Making Us Count” through, protesting, educating, voting, and other methods of community organizing and civic engagement to insure that the voices of Black Texans are heard.

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OUR SPEAKERS

More information forthcoming.

Call for Presentations

We are looking for dynamic and engaging speakers who have the expertise to enlighten and motivate attendees. The 2020 Theme is Making Us Count: Reclaiming the Texas Freedom Colony Legacies of Activism and Engagement in 2020. To submit your proposal, please click HERE. Proposals are due Friday, March 27 and selected presenters will be notified no later than Friday, April 17, 2020. 

 

SPONSORS

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