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Impacts of Racism on Women of Color

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Join Action NC as we embark on a powerful discussion about Structural and Institutional racism and the impact it has on women of color in 2017. At this forum, we will discuss the different types of structural and institutional policies that have historically played a part in the current practices that support and implement racism today.

The forum will have diverse panels of women that will discuss the impacts of economic inequality and opportunity, immigration, and criminalization on women of color in Charlotte, and will also discuss some of the the steps we can take to begin to dismantle them and advocate for change.

Confirmed panelists to include Dr. Shannon Sullivan UNCC; Professor Christie Matthews; Angela Wells, Madiline Sadler, Tara Romano, NARAL Pro-Choice NC; Naomi Randolph, Women Advance; Dr. Shannon Sullivan, UNCC; Candis Cox, Equality NC, Professor Christie Matthews, Charlotte School of Law; Dr. Michelle Laws, Community Health Coalition; Tina Sherman, Moms Rising; Marion Johnson, NC Justice Center; Madeline Sadler, Exodus Foundation; Ivanna Gonzalez, Blueprint NC; Mayra Stefania Ortega, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy and Comunidad Colectiva; Carolyn Smith, Working America; Alma Hernandez, International House; Ashyle Williams; Apryl Lewis.

Additional panelists to be confirmed. Lunch will be provided.

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Únase a Action NC para participar en una poderosa discusión sobre el racismo estructural e institucional y el impacto que tiene sobre las mujeres de color en el año 2017. En este foro, discutiremos los diferentes tipos de políticas estructurales e institucionales que históricamente han desempeñado un papel en las prácticas actuales que apoyan e implementan el racismo hoy en día.

El foro tendrá diversos paneles de mujeres que discutirán los impactos de la desigualdad económica y de oportunidad, la inmigración, y la criminalización de las mujeres de color en Charlotte, y también discutirán algunos de los pasos que podemos tomar para empezar a desmantelarlos y abogar por el cambio.

Panelistas confirmadas incluyen a la Dr. Shannon Sullivan UNCC; Profesora Christie Matthews; Angela Wells, Madiline Sadler, Tara Romano, NARAL Pro-Choice NC; Naomi Randolph, Women Advance; Dr. Shannon Sullivan, UNCC; Candis Cox, Equality NC, Professor Christie Matthews, Charlotte School of Law; Dr. Michelle Laws, Community Health Coalition; Tina Sherman, Moms Rising; Marion Johnson, NC Justice Center; Madeline Sadler, Exodus Foundation; Ivanna Gonzalez, Blueprint NC; Myra Stefania Arteaga, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy y Comunidad Colectiva; Carolyn Smith, Working America; Alma Hernandez, International House; Ashyle Williams; Apryl Lewis.

Panelistas adicionales se confirmarán mas tarde. El almuerzo será proveído.

 

Purchase tickets here - lunch is included in the price!

¡Compre su boleto aquí - el almuerzo está incluido en el precio!

 

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WHEN
November 18, 2017 at 9am - 3pm
WHERE
Midwood International and Cultural Center
1817 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
United States
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