Friday, December 1, 8:30-9:30 AM
DeRay Mckesson is an organizer, activist, and educator focused primarily on issues of innovation, equity, and justice. Born and raised in Baltimore, he has served as an educator, student leader, and founding director of an after-school/out-of-school program. Spurred by the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Mckesson has become a leading voice in the effort to confront the systems and structures that lead to the mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations.
DeRay Mckesson is the SDLC keynote speaker and is only part of SDLC programming.