Dr. Staggers will facilitate a panel discussion on current events, the state of race and racism in America, and what everyday citizens can do to combat racism.
Addys Castillo, MS, MPA, Criminal Justice Practitioner, Youth Advocate, and Anti-Racist Organizer
Castillo is the Executive Director of the Citywide Youth Coalition, Inc. and an Anti-Racist Organizer training with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond.
Jason Fredlund, Racial Justice Advocate
Fredlund has been the Program Director at Re-Center Race & Equity in Education ( formerly Discovery Center) for six years. He is also a trainer with the Anti-Defamation League, founding member of Showing Up for Racial Justice CT, and Board Member of the Minority Inclusion Project(MIP).
Clifton Watson, Ph.D.,Historian, Professor, and Community Liaison
Dr. Watson is the Director of the Jewett Center for Community Partnership and Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Wesleyan University.
Dr. Staggers is a social researcher and skilled facilitator in the areas of health inequities, social inequality, and race and racism. She holds a doctorate in Medical Sociology and Race, Class and Gender Studies from Howard University, and a Master of Public Health from New York University. CHEER Institute & CHEER Consulting Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating health inequities through community building; community engagement; and diversity, equity and inclusion training
Registration is appreciated.