Save the date for the 11th Annual Service Leaders Summit!
The Service Leaders Summit is the annual student focused event of the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development.
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Location: Drexel University
This year’s theme is United We Stand: Collective Action for the Common Good and will feature Keynote Speaker Kimberly Marie Ashby and artist, activist, and facilitator.
The Service Leaders Summit brings together college students, faculty, nonprofit professionals, and community organizers to share passionate ideas and practical skills for building a better Philadelphia. This year’s theme is designed to emphasize collaborations and partnerships for social change. Lunch will be served and the day will end with a career panel of young nonprofit professionals.
Stay tuned for additional details regarding speakers and workshops. Registration is $10 per person and is now available here.
About Kimberly Marie Ashby:
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Kimberly Ashby is a Black, queer-femme, woman artist, activist, and doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at Boston College. She received her M.A. in counseling theories from Boston College and her B.A. in psychology and comparative ethnic studies from Columbia University. Kimberly has organized with a number of activist groups, including Eradicate Boston College Racism, a student activist group focused on dismantling institutional racism at Boston College and beyond, and Don’t Meet Hurt with Hate, an anti-Islamophobia initiative. In addition, Kimberly is the co-editor of the Microagressions Project, a web community that invites people to share their experiences of everyday microaggressions (a form of racism comprised of subtle, daily racial slights and insults; Sue et al., 2007). The Microaggression Project also provides education on microaggressions.