Race, Culture, and the Kingdom of God - Geneva College
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Race, Culture, and the Kingdom of God

A 2-Day Conference presented by Geneva Pittsburgh Campus

October 25-26, 2019

Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 N Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

About The Conference

How did we get to where we are as a society as it relates to race and racial/ethnic tensions? How do we move forward from here? Join us for a timely and stimulating weekend of exploring this important issue of our times.


$25 for Full Conference

$15 for Friday night or Saturday morning

Groups of 25 or more receive a 20% discount

$25 $20 for Full Conference

Conference Speakers

Dr. Todd Allen

Speaker: Dr. Todd Allen - Professor of Communication

Dr. Allen is the founder of the Common Ground Project, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the history of the Civil Rights Movement, a frequent lecturer on commemorative practices/public memory related to the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Allen is an experienced Diversity/Inclusive Excellence trainer and currently teaches communication at Messiah College.

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Rev. Yeathus Johnson

Speaker: Rev. Yeathus Johnson - Professor of Communication

Rev. Johnson is a Certified Life Coach, Certified SDI (EQ) Facilitator, Certified Cultural Intelligence Facilitator and currently acts as a consultant for various organizations nationwide.

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Event Schedule

Friday, Oct. 25

6 - 7 p.m.


7 - 9 p.m.

Dr. Todd Allen, Provost for Diversity Affairs at Messiah College - "How Did We Get Here?"

Saturday, Oct. 26

8 - 9 a.m.


9 - 10:45 a.m.

Rev. Yeathus Johnson, Urban Strategist from New York City - "Where Do We Go From Here?"

10:45 - 11 a.m.


11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Panel Discussion (featuring Dr. Allen, Rev. Johnson, and leaders from the Pittsburgh region) - "Moving Forward"