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CommUnity Conversation: Sustained Engagement for Racial Justice
June 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
A recording of this virtual convening is available on the CommNS Facebook page.
Click here to read more about the event.
This CommUnity Conversation was co-hosted by the CommNS and EQT by Design. The discussion was organized around the following key themes:
I. Learning about efforts in the field and sources for self-education
II. Taking care of ourselves and others
III. Exerting influence in our spheres: family, friends, community, networks
IV. Supporting organizations and change agents
V. Actions should we each take, immediately, and planning for the future
VI. Sustainability, and what is needed to stay engaged
- Felicia Pulliam, commissioner, Ferguson Commission
- Stephen Danley, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Rutgers-Camden University
- Tarah Stangler, undergraduate student, UW-Madison
- Lisa Bellanger, Anishinabe Ojibwa Teacher and Activist
- Langston Evans, AVID Coordinator, Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD)
- Karen Reece Phiffer, VP of Research and Education, Nehemiah Community Development Corporation
- Ruby Bafu, PhD Candidate, UW-Madison School of Human Ecology
- Eric S. Upchurch II, Impact and Wellbeing Coach, Opportunity Inc.
- Rosa Thompson, Founder of Black Girl Magic and Advanced Learning Teacher Leader at MMSD
- Corinda Rainey-Moore, Community Outreach Coordinator, Kids Forward
- Precious Woodley, Teacher, One City Schools
- Nasra Wehele, Board Member for the Morgridge Center, Downtown Rotary Club, and Boys and Girls Club of Dane County