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The Keepers of 306 is an action initiative of the National Civil Rights Museum to engage civic-minded young leaders that are passionate about preserving the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and activating the next generation of socially conscious change agents.


Where Do We Go From Here? State of Race Relations & Policies

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

A panel of national and local leaders spoke to the current state of specific policies surrounding racial equality, economics, and immigration, focusing the conversation on how such policies are impacting younger generations and how civic-minded young leaders can learn, evaluate, and take a stand for or against these particular measures.

Panelists included (full bios available here):

  • Will Snowden, Director of Vera Institute of Justice (New Orleans, LA)
  • Stephen J. Harrington, Economic Policy Leader and Director, Director of External Affairs at Quicken Loans (Washington, DC)
  • Lily S. Axelrod, Immigration Defense Attorney at Siskind Susser PLLC (Memphis, TN)

The panel was moderated by Jonee Lewis, weekend anchor/reporter for Memphis’ WREG-News 3 (CBS affiliate).

While target audiences of Keepers of 306 events are individuals 40 and under, attendees of all ages and locations are invited to listen and learn virtually.


Are you passionate about preserving the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and complete the form to continue the conversation through our programs and platforms @Keepersof306.  For questions, please email

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