Please plan on joining us for Union Talks discussion with Lecia Brooks on November 4, 2018
Adult Education Continuing Series: A Sacred Conversation on Race
Guest Speaker, Lecia Brooks, of the Southern Poverty Law Center
Sunday November 4, 2018 at 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
(lite lunch included)
Lecia Brooks will present a talk on Fighting Hate, Teaching Tolerance, Seeking Justice.
Lecia is Outreach Director and leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues. As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity. She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement. This will review the normalization of far-right extremism, recent history (10 years), growth of hate groups, trends of the organizations, enablers and what we can do about it. All welcome, so feel free to invite a friend.