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Understanding Power and Privilege

Understanding Power and Privilege

Do you have questions about the role privilege plays in our lives? Have you ever felt this concept didn't apply to you? If so, join us for an interactive discussion with Dr. Taj Smith. Dr. Smith will define and provide examples of how different kinds of privilege and social power are connected and contribute to our lived experiences. Please register: https://hpl.libcal.com/event/7066387

About the presenter: Dr. Taj Smith is an educator, consultant, curriculum developer and facilitator specializing in diversity and inclusion, social justice education, intergroup dialogue, curriculum design, and program assessment. When he's not consulting, he works full-time at RIT as the Director of Diversity Education. Taj earned his doctorate in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, a masters in Africana Studies from Cornell University, and a bachelors in Journalism and Mass Media Studies from Rutgers University.

Understanding Power and Privilege will meet online using Zoom. Some basic knowledge of how to use Zoom is required, such as how to join a meeting. Email invitations will be sent out to registrants 12-24 hours in advance. Don't know how to use Zoom? We've got classes for that! Check out our full events calendar for dates and times.

Closed Captioning: Given 48 hours notice, HPL has the ability to offer Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) Services for this event. Please contact Amy Discenza at amy.discenza@libraryweb.org to make a request.

Date:
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Henrietta Public Library
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Streamed Event  

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