Talking About Race – Monday, October 28 at 6:30 P.M.

Talking About Race: Staying Curious, Moving Forward, and Being Part of the Solution

Monday, October 28 at 6:30 P.M.

This workshop is designed to encourage an open and thoughtful conversation on race, emphasizing how we as a community can learn to appreciate and understand experiences and perspectives different from our own. Facilitated by Allen Davis, an educator and social justice advocate, at the center of the discussion will be the experiences of three local African-American residents, Grace Aldrich, Jim Guy, and Doug Sutherland, and what it means to be an AfricanAmerican in the U.S. today. Their experiences will be the starting point for our group conversation as the participants examine what they learned and how they can move forward individually and as a community to be even more inclusive and compassionate.

Grace Aldrich is a massage therapist, singer, and storyteller. She became interested in the healing practice of storytelling after performing in the Black Fly Story Hour Series in Peterborough.

Jim Guy moved to New England in 1973 to work as a sales professional. He is semi-retired, a former president of the Monadnock Rotary Club, and he performs volunteer work for local and international organizations.

Doug Sutherland is the executive director of Brantwood Camp in Greenfield, NH. He owns a staff training and team building business that works with camps, businesses, and organizations.

For more information, contact Stella Scott at (603) 852-0507.