Doing the Work: An anti-racist media discussion circle

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Book Group, Class or Workshop

Age Group:

Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

Event Details

Do you want to be a part of the fight for equity, but don't know where to start? Join us for a monthly moderated discussion group focused on anti-racist literature and other media. All assigned materials will be freely available online with an FVRL library card.

This month, we will be learning about the history and present of anti-Asian racism in the United States.

To watch:
Home from the Eastern Sea (Stoutwater Pictures, 1990)

Visit this link to create a Kanopy account and begin watching with your FVRLibraries card.

To listen:
Screams and Silence (Code Switch by NPR, March 24 2021)

To read:
Stop AAPI Hate 2020-2021 National Report
Press Bulletin: Stop AAPI Hate Welcomes Executive Order Against Anti-AAPI Hate; Shares Specific Policies Needed to Combat Hate (1/25/2021)

To join this online program, you will need a computer, tablet or phone with a camera and microphone. The link to join the event will be emailed to registrants. A phone number will be included to allow you to use a phone as speaker and microphone, if necessary. 

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.