Courageous Conversations: Racial Justice is a collaboration between the Jackson Community Church and the Jackson Public Library to promote anti-racist discussion, awareness and action. For more information, contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
***Discussion series COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS: RACIAL JUSTICE This is a 6-Week Series involving conversation and a peer-reviewed curriculum. Co-sponsored by Jackson Library and Jackson Community Church. RSVP to JCC if interested in participating. (email@example.com) Ongoing Zoom link to be shared with participants. We are currently between sessions. If you are interested in participating in future sessions, please let us know.
***First Sunday of each month: Racial Justice Advocacy & Learning Group 7pm – Zoom. This is an opportunity for ongoing dialogue concerning Racial Justice issues. Zoom link will be provided. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Please note, that for November, this discussion will take place on the second Sunday, November 8th, at 7pm.
Upcoming Virtual Programs sponsored by New Hampshire Humanities:
Reparations, Its History & Impact: Why Now?
Wednesday, November 11, 6 pm
Mr. Woullard Lett, National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America RSVP
Awakening to Racism as a Public Health Issue: A Historical Perspective
Wednesday, November 18, 6 pm
Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry, NH Endowment for Health RSVP
Helpful Resources: These resources are focused on engagement and education around racial justice. Use what you find useful as a starting point for a deeper and more comprehensive understanding. Curation of these resources is ongoing.
- How to talk to kids about race and racism Today.com June 1, 2019
- Anti-Racism for kids Parents.com updated June 2, 2020
- Talking about race National Museum of African American Culture and History
- Sesame Street Town Hall on racism via CNN
- Talking to children after racial incidents Lion's Story adapted from original interview from July 2016
- Teaching and learning about race and racism with young children and their families National Association for the Education of Young Children May 2018
- Anti-racism resources for all ages Project by the Augusta Baker Chair, University of South Carolina 2020
- Talking with young children about race Association for Library Service for Children May 22, 2018
NH and the MWV
- Jonathan Jackson's article "Growing Up Black In All the Wrong Places" from the Boston Globe Magazine updated July 15, 2020
- David Bellis-Bennett's column "My Life Matters" from Conway Daily Sun, July 18, 2020.
- Annual Report Governor's Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion January 2020
Watch and Listen:
- 1619 Podcast by Nikole Hannah-Jones from the New York Times. An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.
- PBS's Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America.
- MTV’s Racism Decoded.
- Racism Is for Real.
- Everyday Racism by The Guardian.
- Are You a Racist? by The Guardian
- How to Overcome Our Biases by Vernā Myers. Ted Talk video.
- The Difference Between Non-Racism and Anti-Racism by Ibram Kendi.
- Racism Has a Cost for Everyone by Heather McGhee. Ted Talk video.
History of Race in America: