Posted on October 1, 2008 by AWARE-LA
We are one day away from this important community event! If you are in Los Angeles, please join us!!
Come one, Come All! Join AWARE-LA, the labor Community Strategy Center, Community Coalition, Youth Justice Coalition and more TO MAKE RACIAL JUSTICE HISTORY!
This election season has brought us a historic opportunity to take the conversation about racial justice to the next level. No matter who wins on November 4th, the real work for change is in organizing our communities!
Join AWARE-LA for workshops and a community panel in how race and racism is REALLY playing out in our communities and on the ballot…. and how we sustain the excitement to “make a change” beyond election day.
See you on October 25th!!
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Posted on September 28, 2008 by AWARE-LA
For Our Readers in the New York City area… join this awesome event!
UNDER THE LEARNING TREE
A Community Roundtable for AntiRacist Activists Sponsored by
The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond – Northeast Region
in collaboration with
The AntiRacist Alliance
The Institute of Urban and Minority Education
Columbia University Teachers College, New York City
ADDRESSING RACISM in the
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008
6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. – 8th Floor formerly the Theresa Hotel – just south of 125th St.
Nearby trains: A, C, 2, 3
We will use The World Café model of Appreciative Inquiry in this discussion.
LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED
For more information, contact The People’s Institute – 718-918-2716
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Posted on September 12, 2008 by AWARE-LA
News Analysis by Organizer CF
NPR’s Michelle Norris and Steve Inskeep have teamed up to offer listeners an in-depth listen into a conversation among 13 diverse voters from York, Pennsylvania.
Norris explains why she was personally motivated to produce the piece, admitting that race is often mentioned in election coverage but rarely given the necessary time and space to draw out complex and diverse experiences and subconscious feelings.
Upon first reaction- and having worked for NPR- I know that this more nuanced approach to race and politics is under appreciated and under covered in the network.
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