A History of White Supremacy and Racism: 1865 – Present

Zoom Videoconference

Please Join us on Tuesday, September 22 at 7 PM for the live webinar “The History of White Supremacy and Racism: 1865 - Present,” session two in the six-part series “The Start of Change: Addressing Racism.” In this lecture followed by Q&A participants will be taken through a brief historical survey and look at White Supremacy
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LGBTQIA+: Understanding the Terminology of Identity

Zoom Videoconference

Learn more about gender identity, sexual orientation and inclusion, and awareness of LGBTQIA+ specific struggles, concerns and insights. Bring your questions and an open mind! Register for this Zoom Webinar HERE. Presented by Micaela Scully, LCSW, in partnership with New Canaan CARES, New Canaan Library, Silver Hill Hospital and the LGBTQ+ Youth group, Lighthouse, a
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Glass House Presents: Regarding Paul R. Williams

Zoom Videoconference

Please join us for this live webinar on Thursday September 24th at 7:00 PM EST. Artist Janna Ireland discusses her new book, Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View.  The book is a photographic exploration of the work of Paul Revere Williams, the first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi River. Known as “Hollywood’s Architect”,
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Race, Wealth, and Economic Inequality in America

Zoom Videoconference

Please join us on Tuesday, September 29 at 7 PM EST for the live webinar “Race, Wealth, and Economic Inequality in America,” session three in the six-part series “The Start of Change: Addressing Racism.” Social justice issues have been front and center in today’s political climate. Inequality – in particular, economic inequality—is at the heart
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Movements in Cinema: French New Wave

Zoom Videoconference

Please join us for this live webinar on Thursday October 8th at 7:00 PM EST French New Wave cinema is arguably the single most important and emblematic movement in post-war film. Fans of film and Francophiles alike will enjoy this unique lecture by Professor Nicholas Paige, PhD.  Professor Paige will provide a brief introduction to
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Mass Incarceration

Zoom Videoconference

Please join us on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 PM EST for the live webinar on Mass Incarceration session four in the six-part series “The Start of Change: Addressing Racism.” Kica Matos, Vice President, Initiatives at the Vera Institute of Justice will discuss mass incarceration in the United States. REGISTER HERE New Canaan Library, New
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Modern Etiquette with author, Myka Meier from Beaumont Etiquette

Zoom Videoconference

Feeling confident and polished is a major asset, in both our personal and professional lives. Join Myka Meier, author of Modern Etiquette Made Easy and Business Etiquette Made Easy, as she speaks about the practical, modern, and easily relatable ways to accomplish this goal. Myka is a graduate of Swiss finishing school and trained in
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Debby Irving presents “White Privilege”

Zoom Videoconference

Please join the conversation on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 PM EST when author and racial justice educator Debby Irving presents “White Privilege,” session five of the six-part series “The Start of Change: Addressing Racism.” “Like most white Americans, I completely misunderstood what racism was and how it had always been operating in my life
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The Colorful World of Mosaics with Toni McKeen

Zoom Videoconference

Mosaic art has a long and interesting history, having flourished in many ancient cultures - including the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Norman, and Jordanian cultures - all of which took the art form to an extremely high level of beauty and skill. Join research expert, Toni McKeen for a live Zoom lecture as she explores, among
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