Special Keynote Speaker - Stan Byrd, ED. D.

Keynote: Intersectionality in Social and Political Change: A Historical Perspective
  Title:  O.W.T.*:  Servant Leadership as Activism

  * pronounced “OUT” – One Witness’ Testimony   

Dr. Byrd will his share observations [witnessing], experiences and action [testimony] as a servant leader [behinds the scenes and upfront] within the intersectionality of his identities as a spiritual, gay, Black man.  Starting from social action that impacted change related to the HIV/AIDS epidemic within the black and brown community, to highlights of the installation of a gay church in the Black church tradition that has a social justice ministry [based in liberation theology].