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How do we, individually and collectively, challenge institutional racism in our own lives and communities?
Join us for a panel discussion with CCI's board of directors, reflecting and looking back at 50 years of movement work as board members share their own insights, observations, experiences and work over those five decades We will ponder where we are as a nation when it comes to matters of race and where we need to go. This panel kicks off our fall series and is for gathering and reconnecting with CCI staff, board and friends-old and new.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Community Change Inc. at 617-523-0555.
Our event tonight has been POSTPONED to make space for folks to attend the protest of the decision not to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner. We will leave Community Change Inc. at 6:40 p.m. and walk over to the larger gathering (Which starts at 7:00pm) - the Boylston Street entrance across from the movie theater.
Join Community Change, Inc and Boston Mobilization's Sub/Urban Justice youth leaders for an interactive panel of youth and young adults sharing stories about how race and racism impacts their lives, reflecting on the role of youth in racial justice work and how people of different generations can best work together to create a more racially just world.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Democracy Center, 45 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA
Have you ever faced an uncomfortable situation where you tried to speak out or where you wish you would have spoken out against racism-outright or subtle-toward you or someone else? If so, please come to this anti-racism theater workshop where participants using role-play will gain confidence and "practice" speaking up/pushing back against racism/racial injustice. This workshop is led by Natali Freed, a performer/educator and past co-facilitator of White People Challenging Racism: Moving from Talk to Action.
One of our monthly Brown Bag events, featuring Trisha Mah from the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, who will come and talk about the impact of systemic racism on survivors of domestic violence, as well as the structural barriers that prevent survivors, especially people of color, from receiving adequate care.
A talk by Cathy Jacobowitz about her journey toward racial self-awareness, why she chooses to write about characters of color, and the ways in which institutional racism plays out in contemporary fiction by white authors. Cathy is a Boston writer and member of the Knapsack discussion meet-up hosted by CCI.
DISCRIMINATION & YOUR RIGHTS: A brown bag luncheon with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th at noon