Building Bridges/Dismantling Racism for the Common Good
June 9-11, 2021
On June 9-11, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Center for Social Justice and Racial Healing will present “Building Bridges/Dismantling Racism for the Common Good”, a virtual conference that will examine racism and its impact on everyday life.
Thick Descriptions is excited to partner with USAO in this much needed opportunity for educators, activists and the general public to come together and create a learning environment of authentic exchange by exploring how ideas about race persist in shaping social and cultural institutions that foster or hinder community-building.
We invite you to register today!
Elephant in the Room - Unboxed
In the spirit of attaining knowledge and education, Thick Descriptions, sponsored by the Oklahoma Humanities Council, will offer our Elephant in the Room - Unboxed on Tuesday, May 18 , 2021 at 7:00 pm. This month's topic/focus is Oklahoma education systems, intersectionalities of minorities (women/melanted humans, generational poverty etc) and, the positions assigned to minority communities within the context of education. How the Other Half Learns by Robert Pondiscio is the book of focus. Our guest speaker is Dr. Marsha Herron, Chief of Equity and Student Supports of Oklahoma City Public Schools. She brings a strong background in education, specifically special needs and, public school education.
Monica Hardman, retired Oklahoma City Police Officer, will facilitate our monthly conversation for Elephant in the Room - Unboxed. To attend, complete the Registration Form below. We will forward virtual details to you shortly.