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Towards Humanity: A Conversation on Humanism and Antiracist Organizing

Tawana Petty and Lauren A. Hood
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
12:00-2:00 PM
Educational Conference Center (1840) School of Social Work Building Map
On behalf of the School of Social Work, CASC Undergraduate Minor Program, and Semester in Detroit, we invite your participation to the following MLK Symposium lecture and discussion.

The following session will explore themes presented in Tawana Petty’s book Towards Humanity: Shifting the Culture of Anti-Racism Organizing. Through a lecture and panel discussion, the presenter will explore pressing issues facing antiracist organizing and her vision and approach to a humanistic philosophy. Following the lecture, the speaker will host a conversation with community development organizer Lauren A. Hood to discuss how Detroit based organizers navigate questions, themes, and challenges in ant-racist organizing, applications of humanism, and other guiding philosophical principles toward change.

This event is co-sponsored by the Community Action and Social Change Minor Program, SSW Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Semester in Detroit Program.
Building: School of Social Work Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Activism, Community Organzing, Detroit
Source: Happening @ Michigan from School of Social Work, Community Action Social Change Undergraduate Minor, School of Social Work, Semester in Detroit