Virtual anti-racism Q&A on Nov. 17 with performance from Rebecca Correia

Nov 6, 2020

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The Tri-Town and Beyond Community Read Committee will host a live, virtual Q & A with local leaders to discuss anti-racism and promote justice on Nov. 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m via Zoom that will feature a live performance by Nashville and Rochester resident, Rebecca Correia, who will be singing original songs penned in response to the events of 2020.

This event is open to all.

Participants will learn action steps they can take to promote justice in their communities. Speakers include: Marlene Pollock, retired professor of history at Bristol Community College and co-founder of The Coalition for Social Justice, Dr. Jannell Pearson-Campbell, assistant superintendent of schools for the Old Rochester Regional School District, and Gail Fortes, executive director of the YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts. 

Pre-registration is required here.

The Tri-Town and Beyond Community Read is a community book group that helps teach about ways that racism plays out in society at large and in local communities.

The first Read featured How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi and Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Kendi and Jason Reynolds. The group’s next book will be announced at the event.

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Event Date: 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm