Save the Date for the 40th Annual Women of Color Task Force Career Conference

Save the date for the 40th anniversary Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) career conference on Friday, March 4, 2022!! This historic event will be a free virtual 1-day conference featuring a keynote fireside chat with Social Justice Leader and Movement Strategist, Tamika D. Mallory, one of the organizers of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington and co-president of The Women’s March, Inc. Ms. Mallory will be discussing the conference theme: “The Time is Now!”

The keynote presentation will take place at 12:00 noon and is free and open to the general public, however, registration will be requested to attend.

Registration for the keynote and workshops will open in late January 2022 so make sure to request your professional development release time now. For information about WCTF, go to our webpage on the CEW+ website.

Tamika D. Mallory is an esteemed social justice leader, advocate, activist, and mother. This fiery, outspoken organizer, a New York City native, has remained a consistent fixture in the civil rights movement for over 20 years. Tamika’s focus on civil and human rights issues includes extensive work around equity for women, economic empowerment, gun violence prevention, criminal justice reform, and police accountability.

Tamika served on the transition committee of New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio. And she continues to be an influential voice amongst government officers, policymakers, and other community advocates.

From her role as former Executive Director of the National Action Network to her instrumental role in creating New York City’s Crisis Management System, an official gun violence prevention program that awards nearly $27 million to violence prevention organizations annually; Tamika is stitched into the fabric of the new revolution for civil rights. Most recently, Tamika co-founded Until Freedom, a platform that pushes the initiative of doing groundwork until freedom and justice are reached for oppressed people. Additionally, Tamika was one of the four co-chairs for the Women’s March on Washington, the largest single-day protest in US history. Tamika is now continuing the mission of the Women’s march on Washington as the co-president of The Women’s March Inc.

Tamika’s firm, Mallory Consulting, a strategic planning and event management corporation, works with Fortune 500 corporations and organizations on flagship projects related to mass incarceration, gun violence, and police brutality. Tamika has made the fight for equality her life’s work. As a former board member of Founder Harry Belafonte’s The Gathering for Justice organization and an active constituent of the Justice League NYC.

Tamika has been honored on the 2017 Time 100 Pioneers list and Fortune’s 2017 list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. She is an award-winning activist and has been applauded as a leader by President Barack Obama’s administration.

Tamika Mallory is a change agent for the future of our country. A highly sought-after speaker and teacher, Tamika travels worldwide to lead discussions and educate groups about the issues plaguing our society and the intersectional actions needed to bring forth change. Ms. Mallory can be found on many multimedia platforms talking about her work, challenging policies, and exposing social constructs that perpetuate injustice.