Moving Toward Racial Equity (4-part virtual series)
The pressing need to dismantle racism in society and within religious communities continues. The Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque invite all to join them for this four-part virtual series starting in February.
"Moving Toward Racial Equity," is a four-part series scheduled for Mondays Feb. 7, 21, March 14 and 28, via Zoom.
Session One (February 7): How do we address our own prejudices? What do we do about ourselves? Presenter: Dr. Katrina Neeley Farren Eller, Assistant Professor of Public Relations at Loras College, Dubuque.
Session Two (February 21): How do we effectively communicate with others regarding racial injustice? A dialogue with Dave Heiar, Jackson County Economic Alliance Senior Advisor, and Anderson Sainci, Director of Shared Prosperity and Neighborhood Support, City of Dubuque.
Session Three (March 14): How does racism affect the quality of life in your neighborhood? Presenters: Dr. Mary Gitau, Associate Professor of Social Work at Clarke University, Dubuque, and Clara Lopez Ortiz, Equity Coordinator, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Dubuque.
Session Four (March 28): What can we do within our sphere of influence to effect necessary changes to impact systemic racism? Presenter: Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN, Member of US East-West Leadership Team of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
Cost: $20 per person includes all four sessions. Register online here or by calling 563.582.3592 by Friday, January 28, 2022.