Summit on Social Consciousness

The Summit on Social Consciousness is an annual event hosted by the AU School of Graduate Studies.

ANNUAL THEMES

2016: "#IamAU2." A storytelling event for all ethnicities. (AU Agenda Announcement)

2015: "A Conversation on Race and Justice in America." The Summit included a keynote address by Paul Buckley and documentary screening of "The New Jim Crow." (AU Agenda Announcement; Adventist Today)

2014: "The Poor Next Door: Poverty in America." Rachel Wade, Bonnie Bazata, and Taurus Montgomery were among the featured speakers. Breakout session presenters included Lucy Randall and Andrews University faculty Joel Raveloharimisy, Twyla Smith, Nicholas Miller, and Sarah Kimakwa.

2013: "Human Sex Trafficking: The Sale of Innocence." Featured speakers included Abigail Kuzma, deputy attorney general for the state of Indiana, and Annie Lobert, founder of Hookers for Jesus. (Adventist Today)

2012: "Lessons from Rwanda." The first Summit featured Carl Wilkens, former ADRA director in Rwanda, as the keynote speaker. (AU Agenda Announcement; Adventist Today)