13th Documentary Special Screening
Hosted by The Black Studies Department at The Ohio State University
On Wednesday November 16, 2016, Mr. Terry Green was one of the panelist joining civil rights lawyer and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander for a screening of Ava DuVernay’s new documentary 13th. The documentary explores the historical foundations and present-day structures of mass incarceration in the United States. After the film, Alexander led a panel discussion addressing the importance of Black Studies both for understanding the origins of systems of racial oppression and acquiring the tools needed to effectively combat them. The panel featured faculty from the Department of African American and African Studies and the Moritz College of Law as well as student activists and community organizers.
Watch the Full Video of this panel discussion: HERE
Starbucks 100k Opportunities Forum in Washington D. C.
On September 20, 2017, Mr. Terry Green was a panelist presenter at the Starbucks 100k Opportunities Forum in Washington D.C. along side Author Christopher Gardner and Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Human Resource administrators and corporate leaders experienced a discussion of young adults advocating for opportunity youth in the workforce. During the panel discussion, Terry shared his story of resilience as young man being affected by the criminal justice system and now an advocate for employment opportunities for returning citizens.