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I AM A MAN | Teen Panel Discussion & Raised in the System Screening

May 4, 2019 @ 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.

Saturday, May 4
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

For more information contact BCNY’s Chief Program Officer Carlos Velazquez:



May 4, 2019
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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