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Hosting Equitable Tournaments and Implementing Equity Panels

In the past few years, tournament directors have sought to make their tournaments safer for all participants by implementing equity panels and other inclusive tournament practices. This panel, led by those who have had experience doing so, will discuss lessons learned, strategies to implement, and ideas for future tournaments.

Panel moderated by Dr. J. Scott Baker, Assistant Professor, UW-La Crosse

Featuring:
Angelique Ronald, Vice President of Activities – California High School Speech Association, CA
Renea Moss, Founder and Creative Director – Fortlo Academy, FL
Crawford Leavoy, Director of Speech & Debate – Durham Academy, NC
Kristy Thomas, DEI Consultant & Educator, MO