Community Conversation on Race & Racism

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Prosser Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

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. 

Panelists include:

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‚Äôs 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.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens (13-18)
Presenter: Dr. Raja Staggers-Hakim
Carol Lennig
(860) 243-9721 ext. 3558

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