Juneteenth Symposium

Sponsors and Committee Members

Sponsoring Organizations


University of Michigan | Office of Academic and Multicultural Initiatives

The Ann Arbor Branch of the NAACP

University of Michigan | Women of Color Task Force

University of Michigan | College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Black Employee Association at the University of Michigan


University of Michigan | Precision Health

University of Michigan | School of Information

University of Michigan | Rackham Graduate School

University of Michigan | Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

University of Michigan | National Center for Institutional Diversity

2022 Committee Members

Ethriam Cash Brammer, University of Michigan | Rackham Graduate School

Keenan Colquitt, Jr., National Center for Institutional Diversity at the University of Michigan

Rachel Dawson, University of Michigan | Precision Health and Women of Color Task Force

Lauretta Flowers, Ann Arbor NAACP

April Gross, University of Michigan | Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Esther L. Hampton, Ann Arbor NAACP

William V. Hampton (Co-Chair), Ann Arbor NAACP

Elizabeth James, University of Michigan | Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

LaTasha Mitchell (Co-Chair), University of Michigan | Rackham Graduate School Dean’s Office

Carrie Rheingans, Ann Arbor NAACP 

John Rodriguez (Co-Chair), University of Michigan | Office of Academic and Multicultural Initiatives

Laura Sánchez-Parkinson, National Center for Institutional Diversity at the University of Michigan

Shaun L. Strong, University of Michigan | LSA Opportunity Hub

Tom Weeks, Ann Arbor NAACP