Summit on Race Relations

November 29, 1990

The Baltimore Summit on Race Relations, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin tomorrow morning at the Convention Center.

The summit is designed to assess the status of race relations in Baltimore and to develop strategies to overcome racism.

Because the event's organizers are seeking to accommodate as many participants as possible, sessions have been scheduled in both the morning and afternoon.

Workshops have been scheduled on 11 topics: criminal justice; cultural diversity; African American-Jewish relations; African American-Korean relations; education; community and neighborhoods; business; religion; media; government; and youth.

The schedule follows:

SESSION I

8 a.m to 8:50 a.m. -- Registration

9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. -- Introductory remarks by Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke

9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. -- Explanation of workshops

9:40 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. -- Break-out sessions. Topic: dialogue on race and intergroup relations in Baltimore.

Noon to 1 p.m. -- Lunch

1:10 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. -- Workshops

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- Plenary session

SESSION II

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. -- Unity and Diversity -- Crossing Cultural Boundaries

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. -- Registration

6 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. -- Welcoming remarks

6:10 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. -- Reports from morning session

6:30 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. -- Break-out sessions. Topic: dialogue on race and intergroup relations in Baltimore

8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Plenary session

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