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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 02:30 PM EDT

Race and Ethnicity: A Special Three-Part Series

Please join us for a 3-conversation series on Race & Ethnicity taking place over on July 16th, 23rd, & 30th from 2:00 - 3:30pm ET / 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PT 

Sign up on Eventbrite (free tickets or donation tickets available) here

https://www.livingroomconversations.org/event/special-online-living-room-conversation-race-and-ethnicity-conversation-series-2/

View this short 4-minute video (https://youtu.be/l1JPlqOeSBs) from a previous Race & Ethnicity Conversation Series to get a taste of this conversation!

In this series of three in-depth conversations, participants explore the complexities of the concepts of Race, Ethnicity, and their impacts on people from all walks of life. 

We will cover questions from the three Race & Ethnicity conversation guides found here (https://www.livingroomconversations.org/race-and-ethnicity-conversation-series/). Some of these questions include:

- What qualifications do you use to determine a person’s race?

- Were conversations about race a part of your upbringing? If so, how was the subject approached? How did people around you talk about other races?

- Have you ever claimed an ethnicity that wasn’t yours or that wasn’t visibly yours in order to “pass,” or have privilege?

- How have race and ethnicity functioned differently in your life, if they have?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I join just one conversation?

It is highly recommended that you join all three with the same cohort of people in each conversation, although you can miss the first conversation (July 16th) if necessary and still attend the second two (July 23 & 30).

How do I join the conversation?

When you register for the event by reserving a free or donation-based ticket, you will receive a confirmation email. After that you will receive an email the day before each conversation with a Zoom link to join as well as a reminder email 1-hour before the conversation begins. You will need a device with a webcam to participate (preferably a computer or tablet rather than a cell phone). More on using Zoom is in this one-minute videohttps://youtu.be/vFhAEoCF7jg

 


Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 06:30 PM CDT
Shorewood Community Center in Minnetrista, MN

Rep. Kelly Morrison Climate Change Listening Session

Rep. Kelly Morrison (DFL-Deephaven) will host a community listening session 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the Shorewood Community Center, 5735 Country Club, Rd. The session will be focused on climate change and will be a public discussion about clean energy solutions aiming to address the effects of climate change.

Rep. Jamie Long (DFL-Minneapolis), who chief authored legislation to bring Minnesota to 100% clean energy by 2050, will also be at the session.

Constituents are encouraged to bring questions and comments.

Morrison can be reached at 651-296-4315 or by email at rep.kelly.morrison@house.mn.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT

Better Angels Red/Blue Workshop

Better Angels' signature Red/Blue Workshop brings together 7 conservative-leaning participants and 7 progressive-leaning participants for moderated activities and discussions that clarify disagreements, reduce stereotyped thinking, and begin building the relationships needed to find common ground.

Learn more and register here!


Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT

Better Angels Red/Blue Workshop

Better Angels' signature Red/Blue Workshop brings together 7 conservative-leaning participants and 7 progressive-leaning participants for moderated activities and discussions that clarify disagreements, reduce stereotyped thinking, and begin building the relationships needed to find common ground.

Learn more and register here!


Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 01:30 PM MDT
Granby Library in Granby, CO

Sen. Michael Bennet Grand County Listening Session

Representatives of Sen. Michael Bennet’s office will be in Grand County on July 30 for a listening session.

The session is scheduled to run from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Granby Library, 55 Zero St. A news release suggests some possible reasons for meeting with the senator’s staff, including anyone who needs help dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs, IRS, Social Security Administration or another federal agency.

People are also welcome to sign up to meet one-on-one with a representative from Bennet’s office during the listening session to offer suggestions for Congress that might help their families or community.

To schedule an appointment, email Matthew_Kireker@bennet.senate.gov or call 303-883-3119. People should include a brief description of the issue they want to address, and if someone is already working with someone in Bennet’s office, he or she should include that information in the email as well.

Bennet, a Democrat, is Colorado’s senior senator. He was first appointed to the U.S. Senate in 2009 before winning election in 2010 and being re-elected in 2016. He’s currently running for U.S. President.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT

Better Angels Red/Blue Workshop

Better Angels' signature Red/Blue Workshop brings together 7 conservative-leaning participants and 7 progressive-leaning participants for moderated activities and discussions that clarify disagreements, reduce stereotyped thinking, and begin building the relationships needed to find common ground.

Learn more and register here!


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 02:30 PM EDT

HHS Regional Consultation, Regions 1-4

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 02:30 PM EDT

HHS Regional Consultation, Regions 1-4

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 09:30 AM CDT

NIH Office of AIDS Research Listening Session

The NIH Office of AIDS Research seeks input on the current NIH HIV research priorities and emerging scientific areas to be considered for support over the next 5 years. Registration will open in September.

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