2021 Summer Equity Summit

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Online

Dakota County Technical College, Inver Hills Community College and St. Paul College are jointly presenting the Second Annual Summer Equity Summit Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Racial Justice: Moving Forward, Continuing the Work. The online event is for all employees of the colleges.

Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights attorney and racial justice advocate, is the keynote presenter. Breakout sessions will be focused on:

  • Exploring Power and Privilege in Academia
  • A Student’s Role in Decolonizing Education
  • Intersectional Approaches to an Anti-Racist Classroom
  • Exploring Trauma 101


WHAT: 2021 Summer Equity Summit

Racial Justice: Moving Forward, Continuing the Work

WHEN: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Online

KEYNOTE: Nekima Levy Armstrong


More about Nekima Levy Armstrong…¹

Nekima Levy Armstrong | SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal

The 2021 Summer Equity Summit’s keynote presenter, Nekima Levy Armstrong, is a civil rights attorney, national expert on racial justice, former law professor, activist, and legal scholar. She previously served as a professor of law at the University of St. Thomas Law School for 13 years, where she founded and directed the Community Justice Project, an award-winning civil rights legal clinic.

Nekima’s work has been featured in Associated Press, Crisis Magazine, MIC.com, Huffington Post, MinnPost, and the Star Tribune, to name a few. She has appeared on national news outlets such as CNN, PBS, Democracy Now, Al Jazeera America, News One and HuffPost Live.


Nekima Levy Armstrong leads silent march for justice for George Floyd in Minneapolis | SOURCE: Lorie Shaull

Learn more about the 2021 Summer Equity Summit by contacting:

Julia Glenn
Campus Contact
Human Resources Business Partner
Dakota County Technical College
Inver Hills Community College

Wendy Roberson
Event Organizer
Dean of Student Success, Equity and Inclusion
St. Paul College

¹ SOURCE: Levy Armstrong Law Firm

SOURCE: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh