Date & Time
Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM

Resistance Rising: Inside the Ongoing Fight for Human Rights
Featuring Tirana Hassan, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch; María Teresa Kumar, Founding President and CEO, Voto Latino; Janai Nelson, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund; and Brianna Twofoot, National Organizing Director, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Moderated by Mike Hofman, Executive Editor, Fast Company


More than 500 anti-LGBTQ+ bills were introduced across the U.S. in the first half of this year alone. Reproductive rights remain under assault following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Immigration policies are leaving thousands in limbo. Deep racial divides still exist across healthcare, income, and beyond. But it’s no surprise there’s a wave of resistance on the front lines. Hear what’s really at stake and how to fight back for a more equitable future for all.

Session Type
Social Good
Convene – Main Stage Presented by Capital One