Not In Our Town Princeton


Debby Irving Interview

In the spring of 2016, Not in Our Town Princeton in partnership with the Hun School and the Princeton Public Library, invited racial justice educator and author of Waking up White, Debby Irving, to speak.  NIOT member Simona Brickers planned…

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How Are You Celebrating Black History Month?

February brings a multitude of programs and activities to educate and raise awareness about Black history.  Shay Stewart-Bouley and Debby Irving offer “6 Tips for White People Who Want to Celebrate Black History.” Below is a list of a few…

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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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