The Ohio State University at Newark

12th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference

Event Date: Friday, April 9, 2021 to Friday, April 9, 2021
Event Time: 8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual

Racial Justice Requires Equity and Me
Friday, April 9, 2021
Virtual Conference (including live discussions and workshops)
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Acknowledgements
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Speakers/Facilitators

J. Love Benton, PhD
– Columbus State Community College and Temple University Adjunct Professor
Benton recently published her dissertation, entitled Culturally Collaborative Teaching: A Path Toward Black Student Learning, that reveals a new framework for education that works to create transformational change to ensure the experience of equitable education for black students in the K-12 system. She earned her PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University.

Simma Lieberman – Workplace Inclusivity Consultant, Speaker, Advisor and Facilitator
Lieberman,“The Inclusionist,” creates inclusive cultures where employees love to do their best work, and customers love to do business. She has consulted for organizations including Intel, Diageo, McDonalds, Sonoco, Oracle and the U.S. Department of Transportation. She hosts a weekly cross-race podcast on race and has authored several books and articles on diversity and inclusion. Lieberman earned her Master of Arts in Health Education from Columbia Pacific University.

Concurrent Facilitator - Eric Jorrey – Central Ohio Technical College Sociology Professor

SHRM#21-R62AK, 4.25 re-certification hours approved for Human Resources Professionals by Chamber of Commerce (HRCI tentative). Tentative 3.5 CEUs are being reviewed for Counselors and Social Workers by Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc. and prevention CEs by Prevention Action Alliance.
Conference Cost: $30
Please register by March 29 at
Questions may be directed to Vorley Taylor at or 740.366.9443.

Gold Sponsor

Licking Memorial Health Systems
Silver Sponsor
Boeing Company
Park National Bank
Bronze Sponsor
Denison University
Energy Co-op
United Way of Licking County
Conference Sponsor
First Federal Savings