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A Community Conversation: Allyship and the Massachusetts 54th Advancing Our Journey to an Antiracist America

When: March 30, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: Free
A Community Conversation: Allyship and the Massachusetts 54th Advancing Our Journey to an Antiracist America

BLACK LIVES MATTER HAS IGNITED PUBLIC CONVERSATION ABOUT RACIAL EQUITY AND JUSTICE. AS THE NATION RECKONS WITH INJUSTICE, WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN ALLY AND/OR ACCOMPLICE?

JOIN US AS WE HONOR THE ENDURING LEGACY OF THE MASSACHUSETTS 54TH AND COL. ROBERT GOULD SHAW THROUGH AN EXPLORATION OF THE ROLES OF ALLIES, ACCOMPLICES AND ALLYSHIP IN BUILDING AN ANTIRACIST SOCIETY.

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JENEÉ OSTERHELDT
CULTURE COLUMNIST FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

MALIA LAZU
ACTIVIST, LECTURER AT MIT, AND FOUNDER OF THE URBAN LABS

JOHN STAUFFER
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

MODERATOR
KAREN HOLMES WARD
WCVB DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND HOST OF “CITYLINE.”

INTRODUCTION
LIZ VIZZA
PRESIDENT, FRIENDS OF THE PUBLIC GARDEN

THE MAXIMUM CAPACITY IN THE MASSACHUSETTS 54TH ZOOM ROOM IS 500 ATTENDEES. GUESTS ALSO ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US ON FACEBOOK LIVE (VIDEO): @FRIENDSOFTHEPUBLICGARDEN OR VIA LIVESTREAM @WCVB5.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.SHAW54THMEMORIALRESTORATION.ORG.

SPONSORED BY THE PARTNERSHIP TO RENEW THE SHAW 54TH MEMORIAL.