September 14, 2019 @ 8:30AM — 5:00PM
Day long symposium to meet with others in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont who are doing anti-racism work in their communities.
Anti-Racist Organizing in Northern New England Symposium: Visioning, Networking and Skill Building
Join the AROS Northern New England Planning Team for a convening of organizers, activists, leaders, and educators committed to the movement for racial justice in Northern New England. This is a unique opportunity to get to know each other, share strategies, learn about policy issues, and strengthen our efforts.
Keynote: Shay Stewart-Bouley; Executive Director of Community Change Inc and creator/writer of Black Girl in Maine Media
Featured Panelists Include:
Eva Castillo, Program Director, New Hampshire Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees
Jerrianne Boggis, Executive Director at Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire
James McKim Jr., Chair, Episcopal Church Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism & Reconciliation (ECCAR)
Asma Elhuni, Representing the VT Coalition for Ethnic & Social Equity in Schools Coalition
The moderator will be Samuel James, a Maine based blues man, storyteller, writer and anti-racist.
There will be also be workshop sessions representing an array of anti-racism topics.
Hosted by Community Change Inc. and Granite State Organizing Project
* The $75 fee covers the costs associated with putting on the symposium, including meals, snacks and a small honorarium to all workshop leaders and panelists. We are also asking those with the means to engage in class solidarity; by making an additional donation, above the ticket price to ensure that this symposium is available to all.
No one will be turned away due to a lack of funds or be asked to volunteer. Contact Fran Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org for details on obtaining a comp ticket for the day.
If you cannot join us on September 14th and would like to stay connected to the work of AROS- Northern New England, click here for more details.