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White Allyship in Close-knit Communities

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What does it mean to be a white ally, especially in close-knit communities? And what does it mean to have the support of white allies? What is needed from white people in our communities to move the conversation about racism—both statewide and nationally—forward in a productive and respectful way? In this conversation led by facilitator Alexis James, participants will have the chance to explore their identities, learn how to acknowledge different lived experiences without alienating friends and neighbors, and move toward action in their communities. This conversation will set the table for bringing discussions about racism, white culture, and identity to your dining room, living room, and backyard BBQs. This conversation is promoted by Oregon Humanities and welcomes people of all racial backgrounds and identities.

The West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community is pleased to partner with the West Linn Public Library in bringing Alexis Jameson to our community on Saturday, January 11th. The event will be held at the West Linn Public Library (1595 Burns St, West Linn) at 2:00 pm. Admission is free, and the public is welcome.

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://westlinnalliance.org/2019/12/26/white-allyship-in-close-knit-communities

Venue

West Linn Public Library
1595 Burns Street
West Linn, United States
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