Latest in a series of posts about the Community Engagement Initiative
Here’s another one of those post-GeorgeFloyd resources to help us think about racism that Gadfly was just talking about. And Gadfly is thinking of this as the first of our Community Engagement Initiative events, even though it was scheduled before the CEI.
The Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley invites you to our Virtual Health Equity Summit on October 27, 2020 at 9:00am – 11:00am with a focus on systemic challenges faced by communities of color. This year’s event will address the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, colorism within the Hispanic Community, and systematic racism in education. The funds raised from this event will be utilized to support HCLV’s health equity work. To register, please visit: https://hclvhealthequitysummitracialjustice.eventbrite.com
- The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Communities of Color, Dr. Rajika Reed
- Understanding Colorism within the Hispanic Community, Dr. Griselda Rodriguez
- Systemic Racism in K-12 Education, Dr. Joseph Roy & Three students from the BASD
As the center continues to focus on building a stronger foundation for the future in order to help improve the quality of lives of families (Hispanic and non-Hispanic) by empowering them to become more self-sufficient, while promoting an intercultural understanding in the Lehigh Valley; please consider contributing to assist with its efforts by making a monetary donation: https://bit.ly/2Yz2WZO
Gadfly donated — how about you?