2020 Convention Program


10:00AM  Roll-Call and Welcome Allie Aiello, MC
10:15AM  “Who We Are: Uhuru Solidarity Movement” – Video Presentation Video 
10:20AM “Overview to the National Convention”  Jesse Nevel, USM National Chair 
10:40AM  APSP Keynote Address: 

“The Vanguard of the African Revolution and the Crisis of Imperialism” 

Chairman Omali Yeshitela
Founder and Leader of the Uhuru Movement 
11:20AM APSC Keynote Address: 

“The Reparations Front of the People’s War”

Penny Hess, Chair of the African People’s Solidarity Committee
11:50AM Question and Answer Session

With Chairman Omali Yeshitela and APSC Chairwoman Penny Hess                                             

Moderated by Jesse Nevel, USM Chair
12:10PM Lunch Break                                                                                                  
12:55PM  “The Independent, Anti-Colonial, African Economy” – Workshop by the Office of Deputy Chair  Deputy Chair Ona Zene Yeshitela

Ticharwa Masimba

Kitty Reilly

2:00PM “I Defend the African Workers’ Economy” 

Call for USM Membership and Reparations 

KC Mackey, Jesse Nevel 
3:00PM  “The People’s War Strategy” Workshop  Chairman Omali Yeshitela
Dr. Aisha Fields
Pres. Kalambayi Andenet
Director Akile Anai
Penny Hess
5:00PM Closing Remarks Chairman, CW Penny, others
5:30PM Review the agenda for Day 2 and Adjourn Allie Aiello, MC 



10:00AM  Roll-Call and Welcome
10:15 AM Overview and Summation of Day 1 Jesse Nevel, USM National Chair 
10:25AM  Workshop: “Make Wall Street Pay: Reparations Now!” The Moneyed Sector Strategy  Chairman Omali Yeshitela
Jesse Nevel, USM Chair
Penny Hess, APSC Chair
Mads Ambrose, Reparations Tours
Halley Murray, USM Northern Region
12:30PM Lunch Break
1:15PM “Reparations Means Material Solidarity” 

USM Fundraising and Budget Report 

Amanda Carlozzi, USM Treasurer
Monica Chiotti, Birthday Fundraisers
Leah Fifield, Reparations Challenge
Give STL Day, Jesse and KC Mackey
2:15PM  “Joining The Fight for Reparations to African
People Is the Most Meaningful Decision I Ever Made”  Report from the USM Membership Office   
Allie Aiello, USM IRMO Chair
Members of the International Recruitment and Membership
3:15PM “Reparations and the Regional Strategy”
Reports from the USM Regional Committees 
Jesse Nevel, USM Chair
Allie Aiello, South
Halley Murray, North
KC Mackey, MidwestMads, West
4:50PM  Appointment of USM National Chair   Penny Hess, APSC Chair
5:00PM Election of USM National Steering Committee
5:30PM  Closing remarks Chairman Omali Yeshitela

Penny Hess

6:00PM  Adjourn