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Conversations on Race

Join us for this annual conversation at The Woodland, May 9th, 7:30 pm. Details and topic to be announced here soon!

Conversations on Race: Defining Integration in the 21st Century


Join us for this year’s conversation, May 9th, 7:30 pm, The Woodland. We will consider what integration means in our community, the region, and the nation in light of changing demographics and persistent barriers to true inclusion.

Giving Teens a Voice

Giving Teens a Voice

Giving Teens a Voice

Giving Teens a Voice

These are open discussions on race for teens, December 6th and January 17th, in partnership with the Maplewood and South Orange Libraries.

Coffee House Discussion

CHD updated flyer 6.17

Race and Privilege Topic Gathered Residents to Discuss Solutions for Change


This year’s Conversation’s on Race brought together over 140 people to hear about and discuss race & privilege. Read more…

Next Coffee House Discussion is June 15th!

CHD 6.17

Want a deeper follow-up to the discussion started at Conversations on Race? Join us for ‘Race & Privilege: Going Deeper,’ June 15th at the Maplewood Library.

‘Before the Trees Was Strange,’ an Exploration of Race and Identity

Pic for BTTWS film

Join us to watch ‘Before the Trees Was Strange,’ a feature length documentary about the director’s family and how they dealt with the issue of racism growing up with a mother whose fears of being perceived as black caused her to reject her children’s choices in their lives. Film is followed by a discussion with filmmaker Derek Burrows, Harvard professor of history Khalil Gibran Muhammad, and hosted by Budd Mishkin.

Conversations on Race–Race& Privilege

Conversations on Race–Race& Privilege

This year’s Conversations on Race topic is Race & Privilege: Raising Consciousness to Address Racial Inequities. We have 4 panelists who will share knowledge and experiences about how privilege plays out in economics, education, housing, the criminal justice system and other areas of our daily lives. Participants will break into small groups to hold candid, facilitated table discussions, and then each table will formulate strategies and solutions to counter privilege and share their solutions with the entire group and with the panel for comment.

ED Message May 2017

We invite you to this year’s Conversations on Race: Race & Privilege. The topic is an extension of issues like implicit bias, micro-aggressions, and systemic racism that we have been talking about in groups and workshops over the last few years. Dr. Beverly Daniels Tatum in her presentation to the community last spring noted that […]