Public Conversation about Racism & How to Fight it. Elgin, Jan 23rd

A Public Conversation About Racism

Traci Ellis, U-46 School Board member, local African American Leader, and recipient of Elgin’s 2018 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award, has agreed to be part of a public conversation about the persistence of racism, both personal and institutional, and what we can do to fight it.

Fox Valley Citizens for Peace & Justice and Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice are hosting this meeting along with Traci Ellis.  

Tuesday, January 23rd, 6:00 PM,

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren

783 W. Highland Avenue

Elgin  60123

Please join us and help us work toward a better understanding of racism and some ideas about how to uproot it and dismantle it.  Here is a link to an article that provoked this conversation.  Here is a link to another great background article.

Also we recommend watching the Independent Lens Documentary about James Baldwin, entitled I am Not Your Negro.  

All people who love justice are welcome to join us.

 

 

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