23rd Annual Henry Schwarzschild Memorial Lecture

November 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Reparations?

​Panel Discussion via Zoom

Join the NYCLU Hudson Valley regional office and the Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action on November 16 at 7pm for a panel discussion on reparations. 



Jennifer Bellamy (Panelist)

Jennifer Bellamy joined the ACLU in 2008 and serves as a senior legislative counsel in the organization’s National Political Advocacy Department, where she advocates on a range of racial justice issues.

Congressman Jamaal Bowman (Panelist)

Bowman was elected to Congress in 2020. Congressman Bowman is dedicated to passing visionary policy that infuses climate justice with economic and racial justice, and to highlighting the importance of research and investing communities of color.

Trevor Smith (Panelist)

Trevor Smith is a narrative and cultural strategist who writes and researches on topics such as racial inequality, the wealth gap, and reparations. He is currently the Director of Narrative Change at Liberation Ventures, where he is building the first narrative lab dedicated to building narrative power behind reparations.

Brandon J. Holmes (Moderator)

Brandon J. Holmes is a leader in grassroots campaigns to end mass incarceration, driven by the ways he has seen incarceration affect his own family. Previously, Brandon served as an Organizer for the New York Civil Liberties and is planning his return to the NYCLU as the incoming Hudson Valley Regional Director.