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Register for NJPAC's free virtual panel, "Race Is A Social Construct"
A message from NJPAC's Community Engagement Team.
Free on Zoom Mon, Jan 22 @ 7PM
For generations, skin color has been exploited to divide humanity into
“races,” used to sow division and justify systems of power and
But race is a human-invented classification system, not a biological
Could a change in our understanding of what race is (and more important,
what it isn’t) bring an end to the racial wealth gap? If race were
recognized as a social construct, could we better protect voting rights
and build equitable access to healthcare and education?
Join our Standing in
Solidarity conversation on race, what it is and how it
impacts our social order and public policies. Our PSEG True Diversity Film Series
selection is “The House We Live In,” the third episode of the documentary
series RACE: The Power
of an Illusion.
Civil Rights Conversations in the Classroom Wed, Jan 17 @ 3:30PM EST
Live on Zoom This
professional development workshop will examine the 2022 film Till, and the
historical context and relevance of Emmett Till's story in today’s
battle for racial equality.
Generous support for
Race Is A Social Construct is provided by PSEG Foundation Additional support
provided by Verizon and Women@NJPAC
Rights Conversations in the Classroom is part of NJPAC’s Colton Institute
for Training and Research in the Arts
Support for NJPAC
Professional Development provided, in part, by Kennedy Center Partners in
Education, Merck Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Panasonic
Foundation, PNC, Prudential Foundation, PSEG Foundation, TD Charitable
Foundation, Turrell Fund, Victoria Foundation and Wolf Trap. Generous
support provided by The Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund, Broadridge
Financial Solutions, Inc., The Arts Education Endowment Fund in honor of
Raymond C. Chambers, Jennifer A. Chalsty, Judy and Stewart Colton, Toby
and Leon Cooperman, Mimi and Edwin Feliciano, The Izzo Family, Don Katz
& Leslie Larson, McCrane Foundation, Inc., care of Margrit McCrane,
The MCJ Amelior Foundation, Albert+ and Katharine Merck+, NJ Advance
Media, David & Marian Rocker, The Sagner Companies/The Sagner Family
Foundation and an anonymous donor + deceased