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Institute of El Paso
Learn about historical events, ideologies, and social structures, and how they inform modern day beliefs, bias, and perception.
Analyze concepts of racial identity, bias, privilege, and prejudice
Reflect on their own identity, bias, privilege, and prejudice
Identify strategies to engage in difficult conversations
Reflect on ways to integrate anti-racism work into their daily lives
New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR)
How Past Movements Shape Today’s Climate
July 9th, 3:15 pm
Please join the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM for a panel discussion on Black Rights: How Past Movements Shape Today’s Climate.
This discussion will be led by DHR Interim Commissioner Johnathan J. Smith and will feature:
- Ria Tabacco Mar - Director, ACLU Women’s Rights Project
- Brittny Saunders - Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Initiatives, NYC Commission on Human Rights
- David R. Harris - President, Union College
The event will cover the current civil unrest and the long struggle for black equality in the United States, looking at these movements from a national perspective and discussing the significance of Juneteenth, the 14th Amendment, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 while reflecting on the role of the NYS Human Rights Law in this context.