ROUNDTABLE BREAKFAST: Facilitating Difficult Conversations about Race and Racism

  • Thu, November 02, 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 899 Tenth Avenue, Room L61 - NYC

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  • The event is free and open to anyone interested in the topic. Please register in order to attend.

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MONTHLY ROUNDTABLE BREAKFAST

sponsored by
The Association for Conflict Resolution
of Greater New York
and
The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College


PLEASE NOTE: 


Coffee and networking 8:00 AM.

Program begins promptly at 8:30 AM.






LECIA BROOKS

FACILITATING DIFFICULT


CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE 


AND RACISM


Facilitating difficult conversations requires courage and preparation. Lecia Brooks will discuss the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project. She'll examine a variety of strategies designed to support safe and courageous conversations about social inequities. 



LECIA BROOKS leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues. As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity. She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement. She joined the SPLC staff in 2004 as director of Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a Teaching Tolerance program designed to help break down racial, cultural and social barriers in schools. Previously, she worked for 12 years in a number of capacities for the National Conference for Community and Justice in its Los Angeles office. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University.




















                                                                           


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