VISIONS 40th Anniversary Event

September 27, 2024 | State Room (Boston, MA)

We are excited to celebrate this milestone with you. Our anniversary committee is hard at work so stay tuned for ticket and sponsorship opportunities.

For initial questions, please contact office@visions-inc.org or call 617-541-4100.

Anniversary Event Accommodations:

Boston Marriott Long Wharf
296 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 227-0800

Reservations can be made online at https://book.passkey.com/go/Visions40th
or by calling Marriott Long Whard directly (reference VISIONS Anniversary Account).

Discount rates available until September 5, 2024. 


Event Speakers/Guests

40th anniversary Sponsorship Proposal (6)

Bishop William J. Barber I

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is the President and Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach; Co- Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival; Bishop with The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries; and Senior Fellow at Auburn Seminary. Rev. Dr. Barber served as president of the North Carolina NAACP, the largest state conference in the South, from 2006-2017 and served on the National NAACP Board of Directors from 2008-2020. A former Mel King Fellow at MIT, he is currently Visiting Professor of Public Theology and Activism at Union Theological Seminary and Senior Fellow at Auburn Seminary. Rev. Dr. Barber is regularly featured in media outlets such as MSNBC, TIME, CNN, New York Times, Washington Post, and The Nation Magazine.

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. She has spent decades traveling in this and other countries as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence, non-violent conflict resolution, the cultures of indigenous peoples, and organizing across boundaries for peace and justice. She lives in New York City. Gloria Steinem is a VISIONS Advisory Board member.

40th anniversary Sponsorship Proposal (7)
40th anniversary Sponsorship Proposal (3)

Vernā Myers

With experience leading global diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs, Vernā Myers has helped transform some of the world’s largest companies. As Vice President of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix, her cross-cultural vision impacted over 15,000 employees in 190 countries, as well hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide. As a consultant, her perspective straddling belonging and business strategy helps the most influential companies build cultures of inclusion in any setting.