Virtual Symposium: Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam 2020 Race Amity Symposium
June 13 & 14 (See schedule for times)

Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam is happy to invite you to join us for the 2020 Race Amity Symposium on June 13th and 14th. For the past two years, RANWP celebrated Race Amity Day here at the Somers Library.  This year, we will join with similar groups across New York State and with the National Center for Race Amity to celebrate with a symposium sponsored by the Race Unity Circle.  Join us on June 13th and 14th, 2020, for a two day virtual conference featuring films, speakers, discussions, story tellers, and ‘emotional and spiritual centering.’ The conference is FREE, but please click to make a reservation. The schedule for the event is listed below:

SATURDAY, June 13th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM- Meditation/Inner Work of Race Unity (Plenary Session)

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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Concurrent Session 1:
Track A: Race & Biology - The Science vs The Myth
Track B: The Mind Science of Implicit Bias

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM - Concurrent Session 2
Track A: Race in The Historical Context
Track B: Our Shared History: Integrating Truth

1:45 PM- 3:15 PM - Concurrent Session 3
Track A: The Legacy of Segregation/ Institutional Racism
Track B: White Privilege/White Fragility

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Envisioning Race Unity - Storytelling Concert (Plenary Session)

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM - Sermon/Arts Slam (Plenary Session)

7:30 PM - Race Amity: The Other Tradition - popcorn, movie screening, chat (Plenary Session)

SUNDAY, June 14th
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM- Race Amity Day Proclamation (Plenary Session)

2:00 PM- 3:30 PM- Building Authentic Relationships/Power of Belonging (Plenary Session)

4:00 PM- 5:00 PM- National Race Amity Day Celebration (external)

Our programs are funded by The Friends of the Library - thanks for your support!
The Somers Library ~ 914-232-5717 ~