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I AM A MAN | Teen Panel Discussion & Raised in the System Screening
May 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
BCNY’s annual “I Am a Man” conference explores the identity, masculinity, and empowerment of self-identifying young men of color.
Join actor & activist Michael K. Williams for a screening of the HBO documentary Raised in the System followed by a panel discussion about criminal justice reform.
11:00am | Teen Breakfast
12noon | Raised in the System Screening
1:00pm | Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A
This event is open to teens and young men in 7th grade and up.
- Michael K. Williams | Activist and Actor, best known for his work on The Wire which ran five seasons on HBO
- Dominic Dupont | Community Activist and Leader
- Dana Rachlin | Founder and President, NYC Together
- Charlie A. Vargas, Esq. | Attorney-at-Law and Professor
- Aron Gadson | Entrepreneur, public speaker, and author of You Already Won
- Sergio De La Mota | Sergeant, NYPD
Eric K. Thomas | Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Quintessential Gentleman