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What’s Next: Post Election Racial Healing
December 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
LiveGirl and S.T.A.R. Join Force for a conversation on Healing Together
How can I get involved in healing my community? How can I navigate the racial dynamic? These are some of the important questions that will be addressed in an upcoming community conversation, “What’s Next: Post-Election Racial Healing” co-hosted by LiveGirl and Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R.)
LiveGirl Founder and CEO Sheri West shared, ”Conversation is a catalyst for change.” West continued, “We encourage anyone who wants to learn, unlearn, and take positive steps toward ending racism to join us for this conversation.”
S.T.A.R. (Stand Together Against Racism) Founder Fatou Niang, “To be resilient in the midst of chaos has never been more important. We have to be each other keeper in our differences. The hope for a better future lies in our ability to talk to each other. Join us in finding our communality”
The event will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8th from 4-5pm. The event will feature Akia Callum (Director of Community Impact & Marketing at Bridge to Success Community Partnership & President of the Connecticut NAACP) and April Harvin (LCSW, Behavioral Health Professional and Administrator. Psychotherapist, Coach, Staff Developer and Consultant). The conversation will be moderated by Fatou Niang, Founder of S.T.A.R.