November 6 to 7, 2020

9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

Virtual College Leadership Summit

presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

A free two-day summit to engage college students in critical reflection on the topics of social justice, human rights, and inclusion.

Day 1

Participants will unpack the framework on how to be an anti-racist and learn the importance of organizing for good. Students will leave with tools on how to build a successful advocacy campaign from the grassroots level.

Day 2

Participants will reflect on their own involvement in social justice movements and how they can sustain a successful advocacy campaign. Students will hear from organizations that have made a difference in specific communities.

Students will participate in engaging virtual sessions and hear from inspirational speakers who have made a difference in their communities.

Hear from inspiring keynote speakers who are change-makers fighting for social justice.

The Speakers

Clint Smith

American writer, poet and scholar.

Dr. Venoncia M. Baté-Ambrus

Visiting Assistant Professor in Dominican University’s Graduate School of Social Work

Amy Omi, MMEd.

University Minister, Liturgy and the Arts at Dominican University

Stephanie Zavala-Guzman

Program Director for Dominican Volunteers USA, Activist, and Organizer

Ahriel Fuller

2017 Graduate of Dominican University

Jennifer Duffield

Assistant Dean of Students, Elmhurst University

Immigration Law Society

Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Illinois Holocaust Museum
& Education Center

9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

The mission of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is expressed in our founding principle: Remember the Past, Transform the Future. The Museum fulfills its mission through the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of its collections and through education programs and initiatives that foster the promotion of human rights and the elimination of genocide.

Let us know if you'll be attending!

Free to Register!


Registration ends on November 5, 2020 at noon. Limited spots available.


The College Leadership Summit is generously supported by the Kennedy Family Foundation, in loving memory of George Kennedy. A survivor of the Holocaust, George shared his story to instill the importance of being an Upstander and taking action on significant issues.

For additional information and questions, please contact Jessica Hulten at