Midland County Historical Society

[be]causes & effects

Feb. 1, 2020 10:30 AM

Join us for this one day conference featuring the following 20/20 Vision topics:
10 – 10:30 am: Registration
11 – 11:45 am: Midland Visionaries- a group of Midland’s Women Leaders will discuss their vision of the future of their individual organizations and the community in general
11:45 am – 12 pm: Coffee Break
12 – 1 pm: From the Vaults-meet with the Curators of County Historical Societies as they share some of their prized artifacts from their collection
1 – 2:15 pm: Lunch – on your own or can be purchased in the Saints & Sinners Lounge (cash bar available.) Jazz music will be performed by Jim Hohmeyer during this time.
2:15 – 3 pm: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Daisy Hernandez
Award winning author, Hernandez crosses the barriers between race, gender, and media representation. Her bold insight emphasizes current disparities in today’s culture
Daisy is the author of the award-winning memoir A Cup of Water Under My Bed and coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. The former editor of Colorlines Magazine, she has reported for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Slate, and has written for NPR’s All Things Considered and CodeSwitch.

Full Day: 10 am – 3 pm
$15 Members
$20 Non-members

KEYNOTE SPEAKER ONLY (arrive at 2:15 pm)
$12 Members
$25 Non-members

Members: Please register via the Ticket Office for your discount. 989.631.8250.

Recommended for ages teen and up.

Presented in partnership with the Midland County Historical Society, Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, and Saginaw Valley State University.