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June 2021

Not Racist or Anti-Racist? Talking About Race in America with Rowdy Duncan

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
AZ United States
FREE

What is the difference between race and ethnicity? What does it mean to be anti-racist versus not racist? Understanding the history of race in America, and its impact on all of us is important. Race is not just a complex subject of study, but a lived experience that is unique to everyone. This means you can’t just read and learn about it from textbooks; you must talk to, and listen to others. It is more important now than ever to…

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July 2021

Our Right To Assemble: The History of Protest and Civil Disobedience in the U.S. with Dr. Matthew Whitaker

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
AZ United States
FREE

What is the difference between race and ethnicity? What does it mean to be anti-racist versus not racist? Understanding the history of race in America, and its impact on all of us is important. Race is not just a complex subject of study, but a lived experience that is unique to everyone. This means you can’t just read and learn about it from textbooks; you must talk to, and listen to others. It is more important now than ever to…

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August 2021

Do You See What I See? Implicit Bias For Better or Worse with Rory Gilbert

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
AZ United States
FREE

We come from different places and backgrounds. Our life experiences and backgrounds can affect the way we see the world and each other, for better or worse. What is implicit bias, and how does it shape our attitudes and actions towards others? How do stereotypes affect our understanding, actions, and decisions? “Implicit bias” can cause us to have feelings and attitudes about other people based on characteristics such as race, ethnicity, age, ability, and appearance. How can we learn to…

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