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Courageous Conversations on Race Relations: Here’s how WE change things

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The final conversation of our landmark series that started in 2019.
This is where we take all of the knowledge that we’ve learned, all of the action steps we’ve taken, and start to mobilize to have a meaningful impact throughout our community.

Come hear our plan for 2020, including where this group is heading and how we are planning to do it.
This is the culmination of 11 months of brave work led by StarkFresh, NAACP_Stark County, OH, Mt Olive Baptist Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Canton, OH

Join us as we embark on our next journey
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Courageous Conversations on Race Relations
Session 11: Here’s How We Change Things

Honest, difficult conversations regarding race and how understanding each other and our ties to the past can set the stage for our joint future.This is an honest, brave, safe sharing environment. All are welcome.

Conversations presented by:
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
StarkFresh
NAACP-Stark County

After a year-long conversation between community members, churches and citizens who want to see a meaningful, lasting change happen within our community

You are invited to join us at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at 425 Cleveland Ave SW in Canton, Ohio at 6:00pm.

Dinner will be 6-6:30 pm
Conversation will be 6:30-8 pm
Dessert will follow Conversation

Find below a brief rundown of the previous conversation topics, along with some reading and book links if you were unable to attend the previous sessions but would like to learn some more.

11/19/19 Where do we go from here part one
Book https://smile.amazon.com/Where-Do-We-Here-Community/dp/0807000671/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1XEG21I82ANKI&keywords=where+do+we+go+from+here+martin+luther+king&qid=1569380899&s=gateway&sprefix=where+do+we%2Caps%2C175&sr=8-1

10/8/19 The fate of Cherry Ave SE
Book https://smile.amazon.com/African-Americans-Canton-Ohio-Treasures/dp/1467141364/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=canton+oh&qid=1569380730&s=gateway&sr=8-3
Article https://www.fastcompany.com/90155955/the-racist-roots-of-urban-renewal-and-how-it-made-cities-less-equal

9/10/19 Redlining and the Food Desert Connection
Article
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/upshot/how-redlinings-racist-effects-lasted-for-decades.html?fbclid=IwAR2OD39QwWAGyT1b7tLiwE7g77XdHlMjRoxt3eK-v2SvYEEsJv9ngBYZSTk
Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETR9qrVS17g
Book
https://smile.amazon.com/Color-Law-Forgotten-Government-Segregated/dp/1631494538/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=color+of+law&qid=1568202685&s=gateway&sr=8-1

8/13/19 Impact of Racism
Video
https://youtu.be/S2SF34Bg4_k?t=949

7/9/19 Implicit Bias
Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoBvzI-YZf4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JVN2qWSJF4
Implicit Bias Test
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

6/4/19 Microagressions and White Fragility
Video
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjzWENcW6NQ
2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPRA4g-3yEk
Article
https://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/my-white-friend-asked-me-on-facebook-to-explain-white-privilege-i-decided-to-be-honest-20170809?fbclid=IwAR1A6w1tW1uFuO2BHmeg8Gk1bl9KNUF-6caxJto_SFseAPWETxkCDUQLSoE
Book
https://smile.amazon.com/White-Fragility-People-About-Racism/dp/0807047414/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3715YA9B7TXFQ&keywords=white+fragility&qid=1568204138&s=gateway&sprefix=white+frag%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-1

5/14/19 Starting the Conversation
Video
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KlmvmuxzYE
2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_ehNV2IwjE
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgrF1grnki8
Article
https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/kyle-korver-utah-jazz-nba
Letter
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XPoWrirBQrPxgFP0c2x9ql0rFsPzHfDH/view?usp=sharing
Website
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html?mc=aud_dev&ad-keywords=AudDevGate&fbclid=IwAR3ST5l_CtnaV2dMOr0509G8hAvgVLizeK2wGCMqaQJ9ifS18RB_JZrjtHk&dclid=CjkKEQjw_absBRD7noHZqrLQ97wBEiQAjRhYQRjZlmyHnTqA9tuusti2snSN5HrACh5TWY4tAKUGPm3w_wcB

Venue

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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