Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Upcoming Coming Together events in the community

March 10 - 7PM  - Video -  "Conversations Across Differences" -  lessons from Ferguson and taking action against racism - at The Jones Library

March 21
- 12 Noon - Dedication of the Black Lives Matter banner on the Amherst Common

March 21 or 22 (TBA) - 7PM
- Community Forum on Black Lives Matter - speakers will include Whitney Battle-Baptiste and young local BLM activists, followed by community discussion and Q&A.  Don't miss this key event in our community.  Location in downtown Amherst to be announced.

April 14 - 7PM - Film - "American Indian Comedy Slam: Goin' Native, No Reservations Needed" - with a panel of local Native people leading the discussion following - at The Jones Library.

All events are free and open to the public. 
For more information, please visit www.coming-together.org
Coming Together: Understanding Racism, Working for Justice and Building Connections is a local project seeking to bring people together to gain a deeper understanding of how race affects the Amherst area and our nation, make connections with each other, and lay the groundwork for effective action to create a more equitable, interconnected and inclusive community.
(Not school or PGO-sponsored)