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Explore the fundamental rights of all human beings. Leave empowered to join the conversation in your own community.

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Sep 30

Dare to Speak: Book Talk with Suzanne Nossel

Join The Center for a conversation featuring Suzanne Nossel, author of Dare to Speak and Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy, on what “cancelled culture” means for the future of America and its society and how to navigate these conversations around the first amendment.

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 02

What are Truth Commissions?

Join The Center for a discussion on how to address our history through a process of truth-telling to allow for racial healing and societal transformation. This panel will explore how truth commissions have been utilized around the world, the difference between reconciliation and transformation and the need for healing, and the possibilities for such a commission to be established in the US on both local and national levels.

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 04

The Power of Naming: Why Language is Critical in Dismantling Racism

The Power of Naming: Why language is critical in dismantling racism will explore the use of coded language to further the division in our country. From bias headlines about victims and perpetrators of racial violence to the coded language of politicians; the words and messages that we digest everyday have the power to sway our positions on the social and political issues we are facing.

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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