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June 2020

Language Matters: Storytelling for Racial Justice

June 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In the midst of a global pandemic that has disproportionately affected communities of color and a national reckoning with structural racism, there is an urgent need for anti-racist storytelling and communications. This online training session will examine commonly used language and provide strategies to create narrative change through a racial equity lens.   Registration for the Language Matters workshop is now closed, but we will share a recording of the presentation on our website and social media afterwards.

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July 2020

Black Lives Matter Community Conversations (Part 2)

July 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Race continues to dictate outcomes for communities of color. Racial justice is critical to combatting systemic disparities inhibiting African Americans. The rectification of justice must go beyond the absence of discrimination and include the advancement of equitable justice systems. Challenging institutional and structural racism is essential if we are to reach an equitable society that serves everyone. Join the City of Dallas on July 2, 2020 for our Community Conversation on Justice, where panelists will discuss the importance of justice…

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Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism and the Arts in Dallas (Pt. 1)

July 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Dallas TRHT Presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series highlighting the ways racism impacts every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. Our first event will focus on race, racism and racial equity within the arts industry and feature leaders from the newly-formed BIPOC Arts Coalition: David Lozano, Cara Mía Theatre Tonya Holloway, Soul Rep Theatre Sara Cardona, Teatro Dallas Teresa Coleman Wash, Bishop Arts Theatre Center Join us on…

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August 2020

Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism and Faith in Dallas

August 18, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series highlighting the ways every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. This panel will focus on race, racism and racial equity within the faith community. Panelists include: Akilah Wallace, Faith in Texas Mike Baughman, Union Bryan Carter, Concord Church Join us on Facebook Live next Tuesday, August 18th from 10:30am-12pm and help us #TransformDallas into a radically…

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September 2020

Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism, and Asian Americans

September 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series highlighting the ways race and racism impact every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. This panel will be moderated by Dallas TRHT Communications Director Stephanie Drenka and focus on race, racism and racial equity in the Asian American community. Panelists include: Amy Tran-Calhoun Amy Tran-Calhoun (she/her/hers) is the proud daughter of Vietnamese refugees. Raised in a…

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October 2020

Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism, and the Latinx Community

October 6, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series highlighting the ways race and racism impact every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. This panel will be moderated by Eva Arreguin and focus on race, racism and racial equity in the Latinx community. Panelists include: Florencia Velasco Tamika Sanders Maria Yolisma Clyde Valentin

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Virtual Event: Claudia Rankine at the Dallas Museum of Art

October 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Addressing the topic of whiteness and white supremacy through an array of essays, poems, and visuals in her new book Just Us: An American Conversation, award-winning poet and MacArthur Genius Claudia Rankine explores a series of real encounters with friends and strangers, each disrupting the false comfort of spaces where our public and private lives intersect, and urges us to forge humane pathways through this moment of division. “Claudia Rankine . . . is one of our essential thinkers about race, difference, politics, and the United States of America. . .…

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Transformation Tuesday x Hard Conversations: Race, Racism, & Homelessness

October 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series examining the ways race and racism impact every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. In April 2015, the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) launched a new educational series titled “Hard Conversations” focusing on challenging issues related to homelessness. Dallas TRHT is partnering with MDHA for this Transformation Tuesday panel on the topic of Race, Racism, and…

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A New Community Vision for Dallas: Virtual Mini-Conference

October 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Join Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation for the celebration of the first graduating cohort of Racial Equity NOW, the release of the 2020 Dallas TRHT Report, and a keynote and conversation featuring racial equity and public policy expert Heather McGhee. Schedule 10:00am: Welcome and Introduction 10:05am: Land and People Acknowledgment, Overview of Day and Recap of Year 10:15am: Conversation with Sara Cardona, Teatro Dallas 10:30am - 11:00am: Heather McGhee (Keynote Speaker) 11:00: Transformation Conversation and Q&A with Heather McGhee…

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Transformation Tuesday: Race, Racism and Fashion in Dallas

October 27, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation presents Transformation Tuesday, a community-driven online series examining the ways race and racism impact every aspect of our lives, and what we as a community can do to change and transform it. This panel will focus on race, racism, and racial equity within the fashion industry featuring panelists: Leah Frazier, Think Three Media Tashara Parker, WFAA Chasity Samone

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