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Unpacking Whiteness, Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Take this opportunity to meet and discuss the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving and do some of the exercises from the book.  As organizer John Steele says, “Understanding and unpacking one’s own privilege is difficult, and almost impossible…

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Waking up White Discussions

  Join leaders Pat Deeney and Jim Weber of Westminster Presbyterian Church, together with Pastors Paul Rhebergen (Ewing), Karen Hernandez-Granzen (Westminster) & Molly Dykstra (Covenant) as we read together Debby Irving’s “Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story…

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Why did this white guy become involved in the conversation on race?

When he moved to Princeton from Saint Louis late last year, Steve Drake quickly joined Not in Our Town’s Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege (first Monday of every month at the Princeton Public Library). His enthusiasm about Debby…

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Report on ‘Waking up White’ program

Submitted by Linda Oppenheim: Not in Our Town board member Simona Brickers initiated this program. She contacted author Debby Irving and began plans for her to speak in Princeton. The Princeton Public Library and The Hun School of Princeton were co-sponsors. Outreach…

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Social justice events on May 12 and 18

At the Princeton Public library on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. a film and discussion of “Elementary Genocide: the school to prison pipeline.”  Please note that this is on a different date than the one first posted here: At 20…

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