Our next meeting will take place on Monday, November 5th at Munch Factory (1901 Sophie Wright Place). The meeting focus will be Overcoming Racism and we will be joined by Matthew Kincaid and Rhonda Broussard. Our speakers will discuss:
Historical Overview of Racism in America
The Implications or Social Construct of Racism
What racism looks like today
Why it should matter
What can we do about it
As always, networking will begin at 5:30. One glass of wine is included with dinner which will be served buffet style. We will begin the program promptly at 6pm.
Please be advised that there is no parking lot but there is ample street parking. The parking meters are active until 7pm.
Make sure you save the date for our holiday party on Monday, December 3rd hosted by Alden and Rhesa McDonald at 10 Park Island Drive from 6pm-8pm. Our hosts are generously opening their beautiful home to our organization for our members only party. This year our plan is to support local women owned businesses by inviting vendors (a food vendor, staff vendor, dessert vendor, and liquor/wine vendor) to help sponsor the event. We want to hear from you! Email Crystal (firstname.lastname@example.org) with recommendations for these vendors and she will reach out to them.
About our speakers:
Rhonda Broussard founded Beloved Community to create sustainable paths to equitable schools and communities. Her vision for Beloved Community is informed by her leadership in diverse by design schools and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal “to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives.”
Matthew Kincaid has been conducting anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops since he was fifteen years old. Working with the National Conference for Community and Justice, Matthew engaged in high quality and high impact trainings for both youth and adults. At Tufts University Matthew was selected as a public service and active citizenship scholar, where he continued his work and advocacy on campus. Matthew now works as an Assistant Principal, at a local middle school, where he facilitates an anti-racism curriculum of professional development with his teachers and staff.
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