UPDATE: We’ve reached the maximum number of participants for Part II of the Unmasking series on Jan 12th, and registration for that event is now CLOSED. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list, or if you are registered but will not be able to attend, please email Richmond magazine circulation and events director, Catherine Wolfe: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for Part III (Feb. 9) now, seating is limited: http://richmondmagazine.com/unmasking Thank you!
Richmond magazine presents the second of a three-part learning series, The Unmasking: Race & Reality in Richmond. Panel sessions led by historians, educators and community leaders sharing historical perspectives on race in Richmond, and why it's still a divisive issue today. Moderated by NBC12 anchor Karla Redditte.
The Unmasking: Race & Reality in Richmond: A Three-Part Learning Series, Presented by Richmond magazine
Race is a central root of Richmond's history, twining into everything from our art to infrastructure, education to economics. Now, more than ever, it's time to talk about it, frankly. Let's take off our masks, get real and move our city forward.
12.7.16- Dinner & A Film:
We'll meet each other and examine the role race plays in our everyday lives. Film presented by Afrikana Independent Film Festival and James Parrish, co-founder of Bijou Film Center. Hosted by Kelli Lemon.
01.12.17- The Backstory Breakdown:
Panel sessions led by historians, educators and community leaders sharing historical perspectives on race in Richmond, and why it's still a divisive issue today. Moderated by NBC12 anchor Karla Redditte.
02.09.17- Learning in Action:
A workshop helps us identify and overcome Richmond's generational racial trauma, plus a seminar on how to foster a more inclusive mind-set, giving practical tools to become progressive change agents. Presented by Civitas Health Services and Yewande Austin of the Global Institue for Diversity and Change.
Thanks to our Community Partners:
•Afrikana Independent Film Festival
•Bijou Film Center
•The Cheats Movement
•Coming to the Table RVA
•Global Institute for Diversity and Change
•Civitas Health Services
•Coffee with Strangers RVA
•Life in 10 Minutes