On the Table
New Memphis offers On the Table to our alumni as an opportunity to create conversations on important community topics that allow different point-of-views to be expressed and heard. These events are limited in size to foster a comfortable, engaging environment, so you are encouraged to register quickly.
November 16, 6pm -8pm
It takes a village to uplift and educate every child in our community. This discussion will address the current educational landscape as it pertains to virtual learning during COVID. Together we will discuss barriers, solutions, and innovative ideas that have sprouted as a result of new demands.
- January 14 - Topic: 2020 Census and Equity: Understanding how the Census helps our country apportion federal funding and spending, draw congressional districts and collect taxes.
- February 19 - Topic: Ibram X. Kendi's How To Be An Antiracist: Racism intersects with class, culture, and geography. It shapes the way we see and value ourselves. Kendi offers a clear way through this prison-house taking us on a path to forming a just and equitable society and thus, a Healthier Community.
July 21 - Topic: Session 2: Ibram X. Kendi's "How to be an Antiracist : This On the Table discussion will dig deeper into current culture surrounding race relations, but also address actionable items for us as a community. It is a follow up to the previous session held in February and will cover similar themes.
- September 15 - Voter Rights and Representation : Address your rights and your responsibility as a voter. What does it mean to be a responsible citizen after you cast your ballot? What does voter suppression look like and how can we advocate for change in our neighborhoods?
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