Registration open for Race Matters Summit in Lewisburg

Registration is open for the Summit on Race Matters: Continuing Conversations, taking place in the Alumni Center of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine on Nov. 10 and 11.

The conference will offer a unique opportunity for people from throughout West Virginia to continue the constructive, in-depth conversations that began last year in Charleston about the complicated history of race relations and racial inequality in the state.

The event will include a screening of “Cracking the Codes: Social Determinants of Racial Inequality” by Shakti Butler on Tuesday evening, Nov. 10, and workshop discussions about this powerful film on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The event will also feature keynote speakers and a panel discussion. It is sponsored by New River Community and Technical College, the Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation, and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Contact Courtney Smith at 304-645-5620 to register.

Also, “like” the event on Facebook and spread the word about this exciting and important program.

Stay in touch at RaceMattersWV.net for upcoming events and how you can stay involved in the campaign to end racial inequity in West Virginia.

 

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