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Join us for a Community Discussion Series

RACE - THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION

Neighborhood House, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Keystone Community Services and Merrick Community Services have partnered to present this Community Discussion Series.

Join us for this three-part PBS documentary about race, privilege, policy and justice. Through this discussion series, we will bring people together to reflect on race and culture, understand how our community centers are working to improve the quality of life in St. Paul and Ramsey County, and learn how to can engage more with each other in our communities.

Your active participation in this series will to help us all confront our myths about race and explore the causes of inequities within our communities.

This event is free and open to the public but spaces are limited.

Part 1: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN US

Everyone can tell a Nubian from a Norwegian, so why not divide people into different races? Race may not be biological, but it is still a powerful social idea with real consequences for people’s lives.

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Hallie Q Brown Community Center, 270 N. Kent Street, St. Paul 55102

Program Schedule:

  • 5:30 pm Registration & light supper
  • 6:00 pm Screening
  • 7:00 pm Discussion

Register: RSVP Online. Space is limited so register today. 

SAVE THE DATE TO CONTINUE THE SERIES...

Part 2: THE STORY WE TELL - Thursday, May 4th from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Neighborhood House at The Wellstone Center, 179 Robie Street E, St. Paul 55107.  

Part 3: THE HOUSE WE LIVE IN - Thursday, November 2nd from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Keystone Community Services at the West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida Street, St. Paul 55102

Event Date: 
February 2017