Phillips Free Library Event Calendar
|Time:||6:30 PM -|
|Title:||Courageous Conversations About Race|
|Contact:||, 749 4616|
|Description:||This program will give participants an opportunity to learn about and discuss this important issue. Topics will include: The History of Racism; Understanding White Privilege; Anglo-Saxon Identity, The Black Body, and Manifest Destiny; The Value Gap; Everyday Racism in a “Post-racial” World; Learning About Implicit Bias and Micro-aggressions, and Discovering the Difference Between Being Non-racist and Anti-racist. The conversations will take place on Wednesdays from March 4 to April 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The facilitator for this series is Rev. Gary T. Smith, Racial Justice Coordinator for the NY Conference of the United Church of Christ, and Associate Pastor for Faith Formation at Homer Congregational Church. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a religious program. It focuses solely on the societal issue of racism, its history, and how it still deeply impacts our communities today.
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