*This event is organized for and by people of color (and non-POC with other marginalized identities) as a supportive and courageous space.
LOCUS invites you to a casual autumn Keeping Current" Happy Hour III! Taking a few pages (and no more than that!) from the book club model, our prompts for light conversation include a recommended reading list of articles and videos covering recent and current events related to equity and inclusion.
Join us at Green Spoon Cafe on Wednesday,October 21 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm to enjoy drinks and appetizers, discuss the Recommended Reading List and other related questions, and to connect with great local leaders of color!
Keeping Current III Happy Hour Reading List:
- How the Interruption of Bernie Sanders Exposed White Progressives’ White Supremacy | Jamie Utt
- What We Can All Learn From Nicki Minaj Schooling Miley Cyrus on Tone Policing | Maisha Z. Johnson
- 9 Ways We Can Make Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible | Kai Cheng Thom
*Event attendees are responsible for the cost of their meals and beverages.
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An initiative of Minnesota Rising organized by and for people of color, LOCUS seeks to serve as a meeting ground for people from diverse backgrounds to engage with one another and to clarify our collective needs and our common aspirations. Through the pursuit of stronger connection and inclusiveness, and by striving for equitable and representative leadership, we aim to create a community that embraces and supports each and every person.
The LOCUS blog features relevant and timely news, job postings and board openings, and other local events and opportunities for communities of color in the Twin Cities. LOCUS regularly hosts dialogues and events for and by people of color in order to cultivate a pool of people ready to serve and lead in our local communities.Join us at http://locusmn.blogspot.com/!