Racism talk scheduled for next week

Staff Report

The Academy of Lifelong Learning will virtually host Transversing Spaces: Increasing Empathy, Understanding, and Equity Cross Colors Jan. 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The conversation will continue Jan. 26 and Feb. 2.

Carole Collins Ayanlaja will lead the class and discuss racism and how individual identity’s are shaped.

Ayanlaja will deconstruct what it means to be racist.

According to the Academy of Lifelong Learning, “learning cultural literacy and developing empathy will benefit your comprehension of current complex issues.”

All three sessions are recommend but not required.

The events are free and open to the public. Registration is requested for all three events and participants will be emailed a reminder and link.

 

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