Convening 2022


The 2022 Convening was a three-day event centered on reclaiming mindfulness, joy, and the power of intentional collective action. Anchored on the theme “Reclaiming Education Through Liberation”, the Convening focused on sharing tools, practices, and policies to dismantle and uproot systems of oppression within education.

Teams worked, communed, and left the event with tools, ideas, and a new network of folx to move forward on their journey of reclaiming education through liberation. View the official workbook for details on speakers, panelists, and workshops from The Convening 2022.

Highlights from the Convening

The Convening 2022 Agenda

Interested in learning more about the Convening 2022? 

Click below to see the full agenda for the three-day event. 


Former Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bettina Love

Dr Bettina Love

Dr. Bettina Love is a nationally respected abolitionist educator and a powerful advocate for education reform. She is a co-founder of Abolitionist Teaching Network, a Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow at Harvard University, and the Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Love is the renowned author of We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom and Hip Hop’s Li’l Sistas Speak: Negotiating Hip Hop Identities and Politics in the New South


The Convening 2022 Speakers

Click below for full list of speakers, including bios and information about each presenter and panelist from the Convening 2022.