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TBE Bends Toward Justice: #Race&Justice Learning Series

Upcoming Sessions

1. Wednesday, January 16, 2019 • 10 Sh'vat 5779

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMTemple Beth El

2. Sunday, January 27, 2019 • 21 Sh'vat 5779

2:00 PM - 3:30 PMTemple Beth El

3. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 • 22 Adar I 5779

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMTemple Beth El

4. Sunday, March 31, 2019 • 24 Adar II 5779

2:00 PM - 3:30 PMTemple Beth El
Past Sessions
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 • 1 Cheshvan 5779 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Temple Beth El

Judaism's prophetic tradition compels us to seek justice and alleviate the blights of society. The #TBERaceandJustice Learning Series invites our congregation to grapple with the difficult and uncomfortable issue of racism by exploring its historical routes and its effect in our own time. With a deeper understanding of the role of race, we will be better prepared to work effectively for a just Charlotte.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018  7:00 - 8:30 pm (Past Session)
Historical overview of race relations in Charlotte with Dr. Willie Griffin, staff historian at Levine Museum of the New South. 

Sunday, December 9, 2018  2:00 - 3:30 pm
Could you be biased?  Hidden bias and why it matters.
Implicit bias. It’s the hidden thoughts about people that we don’t realize we have. The unconscious tendencies to categorize other people, positively and negatively.
How does hidden bias influence the way we think about race? How can it lead to discrimination and impede access to opportunity?
Join Derrik Anderson, Executive Director of Race Matters for Juvenile Justice, as we learn how implicit bias impacts our work to achieve racial justice and discover ways to minimize its effects.
At RMJJ, Anderson works to build the capacity of organizations to understand and eliminate racial inequities and disparities within our community. REGISTER BELOW.

Explore how race influences specific issues and policies.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019  7:00 - 8:30 pm
Pre-K - 12 Education

Wednesday, February 27, 2019  6:00 - 9:00 pm (Time To Be Confirmed)
Criminal Justice

Sunday, March 31, 2019  2:00 - 3:30 pm
Affordable Housing/Residential Segregation

For more information, please contact Liz Cicirello, Lead Administrative Assistant.

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