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Planning for Summit 21 is fully on the way and ticket sales are officially live! 

Join us Thursday, February 25th, as we bring you experts and industry leaders in the fields of Community Outreach, Housing, Climate, Social Justice and more. Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will be joining us as our Lunch Guest Speaker. 

Speaking of lunch, because we are virtual this year, every ticket purchased through February 22nd will include a $15 UberEats credit. Take advantage of the early bird rate of $35 now through February 13th. Ticket prices go up to $50 thereafter, through event date. Ticket holders will also be entered into a drawing for 1 of 10 books from Mr. Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Want to tell a friend outside of South Florida about our Summit? Go for it! Being virtual presents us with the unique opportunity to host participants from all over Florida. The more the merrier for varied perspectives and expanded networking opportunities.  

Day of Schedule of Events: 

8:00 AM: Door open – lounge music playing

8:30 AM: Welcome by Cornell Crews Jr.

Executive Director, Community Reinvestment Alliance of South Florida

8:45 AM: Breakfast Speaker with Q&A

10:00 AM: Track Breakouts

12:30 PM: Lunch Speaker with Q&A

1:30 PM: Breakout 

3:30 PM: Closing Remarks

2021 Summit Tracks 

Track One:

  1. Community Advocacy & Youth Outreach – Building Community Leaders & Youth Community Involvement
  2. How to Run for Office – Strategies To Improve Our Community Thru Public Service
  3. Climate Gentrification – The Effects on Our Community
  4. Racism & Division – Strategies For Improvement 

Track Two:

  1. Housing: How Covid-19 is Affecting Rents, Sales and Affordable Housing
  2. Eviction- Know Your Rights
  3. Turning the Housing Supply Crisis into an Opportunity 

Track Three:

  1. Community Based Organizations: Data and Collaboration
  2. Data Collection Strategies
  3. How to Collaborate vs. Compete

** Track sessions are subject to change.

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Guest Speaker

About Guest Speaker Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, which recovers a forgotten history of how federal, state, and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods in patterns that violate the Constitution and require remediation. He is also the author of many other articles and books on race and education, which can be found on his web page at the Economic Policy Institute: http://www.epi.org/people/richard-rothstein/. Previous influential books include Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black–White Achievement Gap and Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right

Sponsorship & Ad placement Opportunities Available

For more information, please email: Cornell Crews Jr. at, cornell@crasf.org