Unregulated Historical Meanderings: Equity and Inclusion
April 27 Tuesday 6:00pm
Join the Albemarle County Historical Society for a conversation with Siri Russell, Director of Equity and Inclusion, and Ann Mallek, Board of Supervisors Member on the Board of Supervisors’ initiative to support the sharing of Albemarle County history to broaden our publicly told histories to include our complete community. Register.
White People & Defunding the Police
April 27 Tuesday 8:00 pm
For many, defunding the police is a new idea. Join SURJ and Mariame Kaba-- organizer and leader in the transformative justice and abolition movement-- as we explore what we mean when we talk about abolition and how you can plug in to the work! Register for webinar or watch livestream.
Black Women's Battle for The Ballot
April 29 Thursday 12:00 - 12:45 pm
Evette Dionne, author of Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box and Martha S. Jones, author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All discuss their works as part of the Virginia Festival of the Book "Shelf Life " series. Register. The video recording will also be available following the event.
Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom
May 3 Monday 7:00 - 8:00 pm
William G. Thomas III shares the story of enslaved families in Maryland and the hundreds of lawsuits they brought against slavery.Register to take part on Zoom or watch the livestream on Facebook.com/VaBookFest.
The Politics of Food
May 11 Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00 pm
The Indigenous Studies working group from UVa explores how food plays a significant part in the cultural survival and affirmation of two Indigenous communities and how shifting patterns of participation in food assistance programs have shaped foodways among Native American women in Oklahoma. Register.
Symposium Hosted by the Ba'hai Society: Advancing Together Toward a Just, Inclusive and Unified Society,
May 18 Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Relationship Between Justice and Truth.
May 19 Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, 3:30 -5:00 pm
Participation in Transformative Social Change.
May 20 Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
The Relationship Between Means and Ends.