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‘Changing the Narrative’ Watch Party Celebrates Day of Racial Healing

day of racial healingThe Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center at SUNY Plattsburgh, in conjunction with the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will host a National Day of Racial Healing event Tuesday, Jan. 17 in the HUB in the Angell College Center.

“Changing the Narrative,” a series that documents stories from communities across the country where people are working together to create lasting change, will be shown as part of a “watch party” that includes three one-hour segments followed by discussion led by TRHT Center members.

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Part 1: Moderated by Allison Heard, vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, deals with diversity and inclusion challenges and issues faced on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus and in the communities of the North Country
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Part 2: Moderated by Dr. Vincent Carey, professor of history, involves the history of systemic racism in the Plattsburgh area and its impact on our present-day communities
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Part 3: Moderated by Bridget Haina, associate professor, communication studies, looks at the SUNYH Plattsburgh TRHT Center’s mission, progress and plans for the future

Participants are invited to come for one, two or all three sessions as schedules permit. For more information, contact Dr. Michelle Bonati, assistant professor in education and TRHT Center lead, at 518-564-5123 or email [email protected].

— Story by Associate Director of Communications Gerianne Downs

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