2022 Convention Program

MARCH 19, SATURDAY 

 

TIME (CT) WORKSHOP PRESENTERS
10:00AM  Roll-Call and Welcome
10:10AM  Cultural Performance: “The Reparations Song” Written by Jackson Hollingsworth
10:15AM Robert’s Rules of Order USM Vice Chair Amanda Carlozzi
10:20AM “Unity through Reparations! Reparations through Organizations”
Political Report to USM Convention 2022
Penny Hess, Chair of the African People’s Solidarity Committee
Jesse Nevel, Chair Uhuru Solidarity Movement
Members of the USM National Steering Committee
11:20AM Discussion and Vote to Adopt  MCs
11:40AM Keynote Presentation Chairman Omali Yeshitela,
Founder and Leader of the Uhuru Movement
12:20PM Question and Answer
12:30PM Lunch Break
1:10PM  Black Power Blueprint, and the African Independent Anti-Colonial Economy Ona Zené Yeshitela, Deputy Chair African People’s Socialist Party
2:10PM Why White People Must Pay Reparations to the African Independent Anti-Colonial Economy Len Demmer, USM
Leah Fifield, USM
Mark Anderson, USM
3:10PM Uhuru Planet Live Sales Halley Murray
3:25PM Recognition of Outstanding Comrades Presented by USM Chair Jesse Nevel and USM Vice Chair Amanda Carlozzi
3:35PM  PANEL Stop U.S. Colonial Wars – Within Current U.S. Borders and Abroad Penny Hess, Chair of APSC
Kalambayi Andenet, President of InPDUM
Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General of African Socialist International
Benjamin Prado, Union del Barrio Undersecretary General
4:50PM  Closing Remarks Chairman Omali Yeshitela
Chairwoman Penny Hess
5:00PM  Announcements MCs
5:05 Adjourn

 

 

 MARCH 20, SUNDAY 

 

TIME (CT) WORKSHOP PRESENTERS
10:00AM  Roll-Call and Welcome
10:10AM  Cultural Performance TBA
10:15AM PANEL “Make Wall Street Pay Reparations” Penny Hess, Chair of APSC
Yejide Orunmila, African National Women’s Organization President
Matsemela Odom, International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement Vice President
Jesse Nevel, Chair of USM
11:30AM Reviewing the USM National Constitution and Robert’s Rules of Order Jesse Nevel, Chair Uhuru Solidarity Movement
Amanda Carlozzi, Vice Chair of USM 
11:45AM Reports and Resolutions from Regional Conferences Delegates TBA
12:55PM Discussion of Resolutions from Regional Conferences and Vote to Adopt Led by Jesse Nevel, Chair Uhuru Solidarity Movement
1:15PM Lunch Break
1:45PM  Membership – Organization is Key! Reparations through Organization!  Allie Aiello, Membership Coordinator Uhuru Solidarity Movement
2:25PM Discussion
2:35PM N2U Volunteer Brigade Workshop Stephanie Midler, Coordinator Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles Oakland
Allie Aiello, Membership Coordinator Uhuru Solidarity Movement
3:20PM Discussion
3:30PM Reparations Legacy Project Len Demmer, Reparations Legacy Project Coordinator
4:00PM Discussion
4:10PM  Appointment of USM National Chair and Election of Steering Committee
4:40PM  Closing remarks Omali Yeshitela, Chairman African People’s Socialist Party

Penny Hess, Chairwoman African People’s Solidarity Committee

4:55 PM  Announcements
5:00 PM  Adjourn