Moving Toward Racial Equity

Written on: January 26, 2022

A 4-part series is being presented by the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, Iowa. LCWR has identified racism as one of the pressing evils of our day which must be confronted and dismantled in society and within communities. Knowledge leading to understanding is the best tool to enter this process. Times are Monday evenings 7:30-8:45, Feb. 7, 21 Mar. 14, 28. $20 for the series.

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Please note that February 2, 2022 is the deadline for registration!

Monday evenings: February 7, 21 & March 14, 28. 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. (EST) via ZOOM

Moving Toward Racial Equity is a 4-part series held via Zoom striving to address the injustices of racism.

  • 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.

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