Confronting Racism in Santa Barbara

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Confronting Racism in Santa Barbara
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Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:00

An online community forum hosted by the Santa Barbara League of Women Voters will explore:
● White privilege and local racial/ethnic inequities
● Systemic racism in our K-12 schools and public safety departments
● Our community’s ‘To-Do’ list to reverse systemic racism as defined by the voices of our local black, brown, and indigenous communities
● Actions to address systemic racism within the Santa Barbara County, city, and local school districts
● How individuals can strive to be “anti-racists,” join efforts to reverse systemic racism, and foster diversity

Complete our SURVEY: [ ] to assess the community’s awareness of issues related to this very important topic. Results will be shared during the forum.

Speakers and Moderators include -
• Hilda Maldonado, new Superintendent of Santa Barbara Unified School District, formerly Associate Superintendent of Leadership and Partnerships, LA Schools
• Namino Glantz, PhD, Associate Director, Mil Familias Programs, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
• Geoff Newlan, attorney, racial justice advocate
• Linda Honikman, Housing and Social Policy Committees, League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara (and self-described white privileged lady from a boring, segregated hometown)
• Mary Jacob, recently retired as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, UCSB
• Revae Moran, Director, Voter Service, League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara

Registration required. Register in advance for this webinar here:

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