10:45am
John Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Soul of
America: The Battle for Our Better Angels”. This book examines
the present moment in American Politics and life by looking back at
critical times in US history when hope overcame division and fear.

Noon
Lunch at the Presbyterian House next to the amphitheatre.

2:00pm
Belvie Rooks, essayist, educator and social justice activist
whose pioneering work weaves social justice and healing with
environmental restoration and community-building.

3:30pm
Panel Discussion hosted by Chautauqua Co Coalition of Women & Girls
Margaret Mitchell, YWCA USA CEO
Felicia Beard, Senior Director of Racial Equity Initiatives at Greater
Buffalo Community Foundation

A conversation about gaps in gender and racial equality, how those gaps intersect with class and educational differences, what role women can play to remedy these gaps, and steps each of us can take to help
women and girls thrive in our communities.

Tickets Free admission for Chautauqua County Residents
Outside of county $45 pass from 7am to 8pm
Lunch $15 Catered Lunch