8 am Princeton Board of Education Policy Committee hearing on renaming John Witherspoon Middle School
Written comments on the subject of the JWMS name may be submitted to the Board via firstname.lastname@example.org. To join the meeting on Thursday morning, use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82535654379?
The hearing will be recorded and made available on the PPS website.
1 pm COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: A Collision of Two Pandemics
Kimme Carlos, Executive Director of Urban Mental Health Alliance, will discuss the impact of COVID-19 with an emphasis on systemic racism, poverty, and health disparities. Click here to register for the program. Question? Contact email@example.com.
2 pm The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s “Inside the Vault” series
Explore a 1964 comic book focusing on institutional segregation and the importance of voting produced by the NAACP. For additional information and to register click here.
4 pm WHYY Virtual Commons: How to Talk to Your Kids About Race
Hear from experts at a virtual roundtable about starting or expanding the conversation about race with your kids. To register, click here.
7 pm BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, a world premiere musical, discussion
The critically-acclaimed musical, about a Black family’s struggles over decades of inequality, violence, and suppression in the South, staged in Fall 2019 at The Duke on 42nd Street, is now available to stream for free through August 16. The official cast album is also available to stream and download.
8:30 pm Raising Multiracial Children, Part 1: Examining the Complexity of Multiracial Identity
Talk with experts about some of the complexities of identifying with more than one race and about the pivotal role families play. Part 2 will take place on July 28. Click here to register.
6 pm Princeton Civil Rights Commission dialogue between Mayor Liz Lempert and Princeton Police Chief Nick Sutter. Municipal Web Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/97193945365
Rothstein, author of the best selling The Color of Law, argues that segregation in America is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state, and federal levels. Tickets are available on a sliding scale, $10.00 minimum. 100% of your donation supports The Mosaic Project’s anti-racist youth education programs. The Mosaic Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Oakland, California.
For additional information and to register, click here.