Local resident Avery Ince, MD, PhD says that “…. we are trapped in silos of misunderstanding, ignorance, prejudice and darkness.” With a view to collapsing the walls that often divide us, he encourages us to share our own stories with each other. He will tell his story at Continuing Conversations on Tuesday, September 8 via Zoom at 7pm. Register on the Princeton Public Library website by clicking on this link to receive information about how and where to log in on Tuesday.
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Check back during the month. New events and information will be added as they are announced.
September 1 7:00 – 9:00 pm Commonalities of Hate: Facing Racism.
Zoom Virtual Discussion led by Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps, 1804 Consulting. How does racism impact our daily lives? How can we work together to create a more inclusive society? Join Chhange for a timely program on racism to learn more about:
Click here to register for this free event.
September 3 5:00 pm Virtual Lotería
Enjoy this popular Mexican game of chance—including special Princeton-themed playing cards. Lotería will be called in Spanish and English. Winners will be contacted with details on how to claim their prizes. Cosponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum, Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF), and Princeton Human Services. For additional information click here.
Free registration for Virtual Lotería via Zoom here. (When prompted, click to sign in as an “attendee.”)
September 8 7:00 – 8:30 pm Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege: “Share Your Story”
Presenter Dr. Avery Ince says “we are trapped in silos of misunderstanding, ignorance, prejudice and darkness.” With a view to collapsing the walls that often divide us, he shares his story and encourages us to share our own stories with each other. Register by clicking here.
September 10 4:30-5:30 pm Reading by Dr. Eve L. Ewing
Sociologist and writer Eve L. Ewing reads from her book of poems, 1919, followed by a conversation with Asst. Professor of African American Studies Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Audience Q+A follows. Cosponsored by the Lewis Center. FREE
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6 – 10 pm Music (The Tyrone Stackhouse Project) and Movie “John Lewis: Good Trouble” on the Green
LIVE event at the Princeton Shopping Center. Registration is required as seating is limited. Click here for more information and link to register.
September 14 DEADLINE for submission–Art Against Racism: Memorial.Monument.Movement
Submissions will be part of an interactive exhibition on the Art Against Racism website, going live on October 3, 2020 at 5 pm EST. For more information, click here.
September 16, 23 and 30 7:00 to 8:45 pm Mindful of race: becoming an anti-racist webinar series 2.0
Trainings with Dr. Nathalie Edmond, based on Ruth King’s book Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out. Cost is based on what you can pay: $100 (scholarship), $150 (pay self) or $200 (help pay for others). Click here for more information and to register.
September 19 10:00 to 11:30 am “African Immigrants in the City of Brotherly Love,” a webinar co-sponsored by Coalition for Peace Action Pennsylvania Chapter and the UN Association of Greater Philadelphia.
September 21 7:00 pm True Justice Screening & Discussion
Facebook Live Screening & Discussion Led by Dr. Walter D. Greason, Monmouth University. This free program is sponsored by Chhange, Brookdale Community College’s History Department, the New Jersey Social Justice Remembrance Coalition, and the NAACP of Greater Red Bank.
September 22 7:00 pm In Conversation with local author-illustrators Barbara DiLorenzo & Rashad Malik Davis
This curated series of discussions designed to celebrate and connect those who make art and those who love art. Hosted by Timothy M. Andrews. Click here to register.
September 23 1:00 pm Architecture and Experience: Designing a New Art Museum for Princeton with Architect Sir David Adjaye and Museum Director James Steward
Join Museum Director James Steward and Sir David Adjaye for an illustrated talk affording the first glimpses of the facility due to open in late 2024. Free registration for the Architecture and Experience lecture via Zoom here. (When prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)
September 24 Transforming Criminal Justice in Our Lifetime: Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow 10 YEARS LATER
Keynote speaker Dr. Ruha Benjamin. Panelists: Rev. Benjamin Boyer, Salvation and Social Justice, Udi Ofer, ACLU Deputy National Political Director, and Brooke Lewis, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. Sign up for your free ticket here.
September 25 7:00 pm Bucks County Book Festival Keynote Speaker Ibram X. Kendi
For additional information and registration, click here.
September 26 3:00 – 4:30 pm Shaping Peace Together: Identifying Stereotyping and Microaggressions in our Daily Lives
Presented by La Convivencia’s Youth Council. Click here to register.
Oct 1, 8, and 15 7 pm – 9pm What White People Can Do About Racism, Fundamentals Part 1
Oct 4, Oct 18, Nov 1 and Nov 15 4 pm – 6:30 pm Roots Deeper Than Whiteness: building emotional strength & political clarity for collective liberation.
Online Course with White Awake. Facilitators: Eleanor Hancock and David Dean. Sliding scale $80 – $240 fee for course.No one turned away for lack of funds. Click here to register.
Join 2,000+ faith & non-profit leaders from more than 150 religious congregations & non-profits in New Jersey on August 31st as we come together to press for concrete actions from state leaders aimed at the stark racial and economic disparities in New Jersey. For additional information and to register, click here.