Conversations About Race Part I - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Jan 27 to Jan 27
From: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
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Conversations About Race Part I - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Latisha Monique Jones facilitates the first of a series of highly interactive workshops. Part 1 focuses on developing conversation skills including, active listening; compassionate confrontation; and clarifying common, but complex terms such as racism, prejudice, and discrimination. The workshop includes: games, visual arts, theatre, and conversations, enabling participants to develop the communication skills to have difficult conversations in everyday settings. This workshop is open to individuals 18 years old and above. Registration is required with a maximum of 30 available seats.

Please register by emailing: bannekerdouglassmuseum@gmail.com or calling 410-216-6180. Conversations about Race Part II takes place on Saturday, February 10th. These workshops are funded in part by the Four Rivers Heritage Area

This Event is Brought to You By Banneker-Douglass Museum

As the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage, the Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciating of America’s rich cultural diversity for all. The Banneker-Douglass Museum is a component of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, which is a unit of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives — an executive-department agency, whose mandate to coordinate outreach efforts to communities, organizations, and local governments across Maryland serves as a unifying principle for all its departments. Open Tue-Fri., 10a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sat, noon - 4p.m.