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Based on guidance from the City of Austin, our events will be postponed or shifted to virtual events. We will continue to evaluate on a daily basis.

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The Path to Racial Equity: Education and Understanding

Thursday, January 14, 2021 (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM) (CST)

Description

Despite America’s most sacred ideal of egalitarianism, racial inequality has been a fact of American life throughout our history. Despite historic civil rights advancements, systemic inequity continues to be ingrained in our society—including in our own communities—holding us back from our promise.

How can we all make a difference? The Path to Racial Equity, a series of six virtual programs, will draw on experts who will examine the issues surrounding racial inequity in Austin and offer simple, practical steps each of us can take to be part of the solution.

Thursday, January 14: EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING

How can we educate ourselves to better understand and be conscious of the everyday marginalization and inequity experienced by people of color? 

Guest: Glenn E. Singleton, Founder and President of Courageous Conversation
Moderator: Mark K. Updegrove, President & CEO, LBJ Foundation


Following the Thursday virtual conversations, the Central Texas Collective for Racial Equity will host “Path to Equity: The Aftershow” every Tuesday on Facebook Live. Central Texas regional thought-leaders will share their personal reactions, insights and perspectives to each episode in the Path to Equity series in a small roundtable conversation followed by a live Q&A. More information to come.

You can register for the The Aftershow here.

Keep the conversation going online and let us know you’re attending by using #EquityATX


The Path to Racial Equity Series is a partnership with:

Austin Area Urban League
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Anti-Defamation League Austin
Austin Justice Coalition
Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Austin NAACP
Austin PBS
Austin Young Chamber
Central Texas Collective for Racial Equity
Creative Action
Future Forum
Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce
LBJ Foundation
LBJ School of Public Affairs
Leadership Austin
Notley Tide
Sanders/Wingo
Shalom Austin


Please note you will be redirected to an external Zoom link to complete your registration.

Event Contact
Mel Martin
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