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Cape Fear Community Racial & Health Equity Summits

2022 Summit

Our 2nd annual Summit was held on September 16, 17, and 18 at Sokoto House at 1219 Dawson St. Recordings of most sessions and presentation materials will be available for those who attended in-person or via Zoom.

Couldn’t make it in-person or via Zoom? For a donation of $20, you will be given access to all of the recorded presentations. Just go to our Donation page, use the DonorBox form and be sure to comment that you would like access to the recorded sessions.

Our sincerest thanks go out to all participants, our presenters, sponsors, endorsers, local journalists who covered our event, and those who expressed their support and love through personal donations!

2022 Summit Schedule

FRIDAY, Sept 16

6:00 PM
(1 hour)

Opening Ceremony & Introduction

Featuring: Jane Jacobs, Shihan White Owl, Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah, & Vance Williams

7:00 PM
(2 hours)

Arts & Culture: Indigenous Knowing, Decolonization, & Collective Impact

Featuring: Lily Nicole & Mahlaynee Cooper

9:00 PM
(2 hours)

Free Concert

Featured acts: MoeSOS DC, Louis the Rapper, Yaminah Sings, Tanarshah, and Speak Ya Peace NC with SolTree Reign

SATURDAY, Sept 17

8:30 AM
(1/2 hour)

QiGong and Morning Welcome

Featuring: Mwalimu Shihan White Owl & special guest, Sifu David Ward

9:00 AM
(2 hours)

Social Consciousness: What Builds It & What Inhibits It

Featuring: Brandon Cagle Haywood, Vance Williams, & Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

11:15 AM
(2 hours)

Root Causes of Crisis: Social & Structural Determinants of Health

Featuring: Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah, Cheitay Graham, Shihan White Owl, Herman Louis Brown

1:15 PM

Barbecue, Family Activities, Arts & Crafts, Vendors

Food, fun, fellowship, and special guest speakers

3:00 PM
(2 hours)

Filmmaking as Activism

Featuring: Chris Everett, Tylen Watts, Amadeuz Christ, & Vance Williams

5:15 PM
(2 hours)

Historical Consciousness: How the Past Moves Us Forward

Featuring: Brandon Cagle Haywood interviewing a media journalist, Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah, and Kevin Roberts

7:30 PM
(1.5 hours)

Self Promotion for Young Athletes: Special Presentation

Featuring: Brittany Whiteside and young athletes

SUNDAY, Sept 18

8:30 AM
(1/2 hour)

Recap of Presentations

Featuring: Vance Williams & Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

9:00 AM
(1 hour)

The Silent Killer: Toxic Stress

Featuring: Brenda Galloway, Dr. Mayra Alicia Galeano, Eden Avery

10:05 AM
(1 hour)

Advocacy: Actions Speak Louder

Featuring: Vance Williams, Rachel Bodkin-Fox, and Rumana Shams Rabbani

11:15 AM
(1 hour)

Equitable Evaluation & Participatory Research

Featuring: Rumana Shams Rabbani, Brenda Galloway

12:20 PM
(1 hour)

Capacity Building: Community-Based Organizations & Leaders

Featuring: Rachel Bodkin-Fox, Kevin Roberts, and Angie Kahney

1:30 PM
(1 hour)

Organizing, Mobilizing, & Producing: The Equation for Building Sustainable Communities

Featuring: Dr. Terry Jackson

2:40 PM
(1/2 hour)

The Sokoto House Method: Optimizing & Mobilizing Community Assets

Featuring: Vance Williams and Abdul Hafeedh Bin Abdullah

3:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies

Featuring: Jane Jacobs, Shihan White Owl, & the Sokoto House Team

2021 Summit

September 10, 11, and 12 at Sokoto House at 1219 Dawson St.was our first summit on racial and health equity! This event was free to attend in-person and Zoom.

Couldn't make it in-person or attend via Zoom? For a minimum donation of $20, you will be given access to all of the recorded presentations. Just use the DonorBox form below and be sure to comment that you would like access to the summit.

Great thanks to our guest presenters, sponsors, endorsers, those who donated, and participating attendees!

2021 Summit Schedule

FRIDAY, Sept 10

7:00 PM

Opening Ceremony & Introduction

Featuring: Jane Jacobs - Tuscarora Nation, Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah, & Vance Williams

8:00 PM

Arts & Culture

Featuring: Shea-Ra Nichi

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Free Concert & Demonstration

Featuring: Shea-Ra Nichi, Shihan Mwalimu White Owl, and conscious Hip Hop artists

SATURDAY, Sept 11

9:00 AM

CHWs, Youth Leadership, & Community-Based Organizations

Featuring: Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

10:00 AM

Mass Incarceration

Featuring: Vance Williams, Herman Louis Brown, and Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

11:00 AM

Economic & Workforce Development

Featuring: Dr. Terry Jackson

12:00 PM

Gentrification & Housing

Featuring: Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah and Ashley Daniels

1:00 PM

Ecology & Food Equity

Featuring: Melvin "OC" Milbourne, Ashley Daniels, and others TBA

2:00 PM

Sustainable Activism & Social Justice

Featuring: Lily Nicole, Vance Williams, and others TBA

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Barbecue, Family Activities, Arts & Crafts

Food, fun, and fellowship!

5:00 PM

Structural & Interpersonal Violence

Featuring: Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

6:00 PM

History and Equity

Featuring: Christopher Everett and Lettie Elizabeth

SUNDAY, Sept 12

9:00 AM

Recap of Presentations

Featuring: Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah

10:00 AM

Advocacy & Health Systems

Featuring: Dr. Alicia Overstreet Galeano

11:00 AM

Indigenous Voices

Featuring: Chief Eagle Elk and Jane Jacobs

12:00 PM

Life of a Community Health Worker (CHW)

Featuring: Brenda Galloway

3:00 PM

Multimedia, Branding, & Marketing for Community Organizations

Featuring: Kevin Roberts

4:00 PM

Equity in Research

Featuring: Rumana Sanchita Shams Rabbani and Olivia Tucker

5:00 PM

Abuse Recovery & Resiliency, Addiction & Substance Abuse

Featuring: Tracy Harrison and Shihan Mwalimu White Owl

6:00 PM

Community Healing

Featuring: Rhonda Sekhmet-Ra

7:00 PM

Keynote Speech, Special Presentation on a Policy Proposal for CHWs as Racial Equity Advocates + Violence Prevention Professionals, & Closing Ceremony

Featuring: Sonya Bennetone, Abdul Hafeedh bin Abdullah, Rumana Shams Rabbani, Shihan Mwalimu White Owl, Jane Jacobs, and the Sokoto House Team


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