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  • Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 03:00 PM

    Living Room Conversation: Black Lives Matter Platform: Supporting a Vision for Black Lives Matter

    What are the key issues and positions outlined in the Black Lives Matter platform that was released in 2016? How can I amplify the Black Lives Matter message and talk with my friends/family/neighbors about the platform?

    Facilitated by:  Jeff King & Marcus Morrow
    Session Dates & Time:  Sept. 18, Oct. 23, Nov. 6 from 3-5pm
    Location:  Northgate Park

    Please click here to sign-up to participate in this group. After you sign-up, the facilitator will reach out to you with more details.

  • Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM

    Living Room Conversation: Supporting Anti-Racist Progressivism

    Is it possible to be progressive and racist? How can long-standing progressive organizations in Durham, such as PA, apply an anti-racist lens to all of our work?

    Facilitated by:  Ryan Smith & Magan Thigpen
    Session Dates & Time:  Sept. 24, Oct. 8, Oct. 22 from 11am-1pm
    Location: Cleveland Holloway

    Please click here to sign-up to participate in this group. After you sign-up, the facilitator will reach out to you with more details.

  • Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 03:00 PM

    Living Room Conversation: The Resegregation of Durham Schools

    What does the history of school segregation in Durham teach us about how institutional racism is perpetuated in our schools today? How do I choose a school for my child in an increasingly segregated Durham? Does applying a race equity lens to school choice mean that we should encourage white families to attend their neighborhood (zoned) Durham Public School, while preserving school choice for families of color?

    Facilitated by: Page McCullough & Ann Rebeck
    Session Dates & Time: Sept. 24, Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 from 3-5pm
    Location: TBD

    Please click here to sign-up to participate in this group. After you sign-up, the facilitator will reach out to you with more details.

     

  • Sunday, October 02, 2016 at 02:00 PM

    Living Room Conversation: Policing, Privilege and Power

    In what ways does our current policing system perpetuate violence against people of color in Durham? How does racism shape the way people across Durham experience police differently? What is a future vision for policing in Durham?

    Facilitated by:  Gann Herman & Sara Terry
    Session Dates & Time:  Oct. 2, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6 from 2-4pm
    Location:  Hope Valley neighborhood

    Please click here to sign-up to participate in this group. After you sign-up, the facilitator will reach out to you with more details.

  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 01:00 PM

    Living Room Conversation: Understanding White Privilege

    How do neighborhood listservs contribute to creating racial divides within a neighborhood? How do listservs contribute to the over policing of people of color (POC)? How are POC discouraged from joining and participating in neighborhood listservs? How can we promote racially equitable discourse on these listservs? How can we make listservs beneficial to ALL people in the neighborhood?

    Facilitated by:  Melissa Trachtenberg & Zareen Kapadia
    Session Date & Time:   Oct. 16th from 1-3:30 pm
    Location:  Northgate Park

    Please click here to sign-up to participate in this group. After you sign-up, the facilitator will reach out to you with more details.

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 06:30 PM · 1 rsvp

    Progressive Issues Forum: Universal Pre-K

    Guests and topics to be announced as we move closer to the event.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 06:30 PM

    Progressive Issues Forum: Universal Basic Income

    Andy Stern, national expert and author of "Raising the Floor" will be our speaker and will discuss ways in which universal basic income (UBI) can renew our economy and build the American dream.


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