Social Justice SIG

“I can’t believe I never learned this before!” was one of the most common responses among those who participated in our 2020 community read of Isabel Wilkerson’s “CASTE: The Origins of our Discontents.” Inspired by that program, we created this new Social Justice SIG to provide an additional opportunity to dig deeper in our quest to better understand our own American history of systemic racism and its ongoing impact on our society. Through an open discussion of articles, videos and news coverage of timely topics, we will explore the obstacles to achieving social/racial justice as well as possible solutions. Come join friends to share, reflect and learn together how we might become better-educated allies in addressing racism in our daily lives.

Contact: Pat Katisch, patkatisch@aol.com & India McCanse, indiamccanse@gmail.com

Instructors

Pat Katisch

Pat Katisch is a social justice activist and antiracism education facilitator, who has more than 20 years of experience in education and communications roles– including English/journalism teacher, journalist/editor, publisher of women’s resource directories, producer of women’s empowerment conferences and expos, ... read more

India McCanse

India McCanse comes from a political, social justice-minded family and began participating in demonstrations and marches when she was six years old. She started her nonprofit career as Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood in Missouri, and she was ... read more

Date: 4 Wed, Feb 20-May 17

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-2pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructors:
Pat Katisch
India McCanse

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: SPRI:526

Note: Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month

Session has been cancelled.
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