Events, Week of August 1, 2020

Check back during the week.  New events and information will be added as they are announced.

August 1

1 pm A Kids Play About Racism

A free online performance for families that explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it.  Click here for additional information and the link to create an account and link to the play.  Also available on August 2.

1:30 – 5:30 pm Black Lives Matter Equality Coalition March

1:00 Assemble at Princeton YWCA, 59 Paul Robeson Place
1:30 March begins
2:45 Speeches at Hinds Plaza
4:00 Music and performances, Princeton YWCA
Volunteers contact, Facebook page

August 3

4:00 – 4:45 pm Racial Disparities in Medical Care

Discussion between Dr. Moji Saberinis a practicing OBGYN and Chaplain Betty A. White sponsored by Interfaith Philadelphia.  Click here to register.

6:30 – 8:30 pm Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege

NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME for Film Screening: True Justice from the Equity Justice Initiative.  Discussion about restorative justice and truth and reconciliation.  Learn about the effort to memorialize the one documented lynching in New Jersey.  Click here for additional information, for the link to watch the film before the meeting, and to register.

August 5

6:15 – 8 pm Joint Effort Safe Streets “Future of Princeton” panel discussion. For more information contact John Bailey at or check Joint Effort Facebook. Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 817 9253 2211
Passcode: 264234

8 pm “Storytelling While Black & Female: Conjuring Beautiful Experiments in Past and Future Worlds,” Under the Blacklight

Kimberlé Crenshaw sits down with Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Barbara Lee, and State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to discuss their experiences at the intersection of grassroots activism and electoral politics.  Click here to register.

August 6

3:30 – 5 pm YWomenVote2020 Virtual Town Hall: Registering & Mobilizing Women of Color in the 2020 Election. To register, click here.

August 7

2 – 3 pm Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

Explore a letter from George Washington about the abolition of slavery.  Click here to register.

5 – 6:30 pm  Dismantling White Supremacy and Patriarchy: BIPOC Artists Reflect on the BIPOC Demands for the American Theatre

Williamstown Theatre’s “Pass the Mic” will be streamed live on Facebook and hosted by Tony Award-winning set and costume designer Clint Ramos (Slave Play, The Rose Tattoo, Paradise Blue), who will host a panel on , featuring: Eisa Davis – Obie Award-Winning Performer & Pulitzer Prize-nominated Playwright, Audrey Hoo – Production Manager, Berkeley Rep, Dominique Morisseau – Tony Award-nominated Playwright & MacArthur “Genius Grant” Award Recipient, Regina Victor – Multidisciplinary Artist/Director/Writer & WCT 30 Queer Leaders under 30 (they/them), Rhiana Yazzie – Artistic Director, New Native Theater & Playwright, Director, and Bush Leadership Fellow, and Stephanie Ybarra – Artistic Director, Baltimore Center Stage

August 8

10 am – noon Joint Effort Safe Streets “Princeton Elected Officials Update & Candidates Forum.”  For more information contact John Bailey at or check Joint Effort Facebook. Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 826 0596 0518
Passcode: 907791

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