The Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI), in partnership with ANCA, invites North Country community members join us for a series of Listen-ins & Teach-ins focused on activating, mobilizing and engaging our community on issues of racial equity and transformational justice in America.
Each session in the ADI’s Antiracism Education and Mobilization Campaign. will provide language, tools, techniques, and most importantly strategies to identify, understand, and build more racially just and equitable communities in the North Country.
Read the press release for more information about the campaign and the variety of opportunities offered during the summer of 2020 for education and engagement.
Antiracism 101 Listen-in Series
Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.: Antiracism 101: Checklist for white allies & activists (recording)
Monday, June 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.: Antiracism 101: From antiracist actor to ally to accomplice, how do we get there? (registration open)
Monday, July 20, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.: Antiracism 101: What does it mean to be a white male antiracist accomplice?
Monday, July 27, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.: Antiracism 101: White female antiracist accomplices speak truth to white power
Rescheduled. New date TBA: Antiracism 101: Workshop on how to be an antiracist accomplice
The Black Experience in the Adirondacks
Presented by Adirondack Experience, the Museum at Blue Mountain Lake and ADI, in partnership with ANCA. For more information and to register, visit: www.theadkx.org/the-black-experience.
Thursday, July 2 at 6:00 p.m.: What is the Adirondack Diversity Initiative?
Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m.: Who Are the White Community Leaders Who Organized the Adirondack Diversity Initiative – and Why?
Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m.: Driving While Black, PART I
Thursday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m.: Driving While Black, PART II
Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m.: Recreating in the Adirondacks
Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m.: Driving While Black, PART III
Black History in the Adirondacks
Presented by North Country Community College and ADI, in partnership with ANCA and John Brown Lives!. For more information and to register, visit: www.nccc.edu/live.
Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m.: The story of Timbuctoo: Black voting rights in the Adirondacks
Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m.: Abolitionist Rising: The Tortured Life of John Brown
Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m.: Hanging from the Beam: Harpers Ferry and the Execution of John Brown
Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m.: Place Names in the Adirondacks: A Diverse Past
* To stay informed about the Antiracism Education and Mobilization Campaign and other ADI efforts, please visit the ADI website to sign up to receive updates.
** All sessions will be recorded and posted on ADI's YouTube channel.
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Protest photos by Mark Kurtz