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Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2021
Notifications of Acceptance: July 2021
Registration Opens: August 2021
2021 TOTA Conference: November 5-6, 2021

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Keynote Speaker: Cherry Steinwender

Cherry-Steinwender-keynoteMrs. Cherry Steinwender is one of the founding members of the first Healing Racism organizations in the world, which began in 1989. She serves as Executive Director of The Center for the Healing of Racism in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the book "Bread is A Simple Food, Teaching Children about Cultures". Mrs. Steinwender is increasingly called upon for information, consultation, and seminar bookings both nationally and internationally. Over the last fifteen years, she has worked with delegations of dignitaries from at least 50 countries which include Africa, South Asia, Europe, and Brazil. The Center serves as a resource for the guest visitors entering the country through the USA State Department seeking knowledge about the American brand of racism. Cherry has received numerous awards and honors for her steadfast work in dismantling racism. Her life is one of service and she tirelessly contributes in schools with the youngest of our youth to the oldest.