Stand Against Racism

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Stand Against Racism

April 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wenatchee Valley College

We Can’t Wait: Equity and Justice Now!

Our country was founded on the idea of building a government of the people, by the people, for the people. More than two hundred years later, this vision has yet to be fully achieved. Though generations of civil rights activism have led to important gains in legal, political, social, educational, and other spheres, the forced displacement of indigenous peoples and the institution of slavery marked the beginnings of a system of racial injustice from which our country has yet to break free. These focus areas include civic engagement, economic opportunity and security, education, health care, and representation in media.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nyle Fort

Speaker: Derrick LaMere