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So You Want to Talk About Race with Congressman Joe Neguse, Junie Joseph, and Stephen Brackett

So You Want to Talk About Race with Congressman Joe Neguse, Junie Joseph, and Stephen Brackett Online

Join us for an online, engaging community discussion on the book "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo with Congressman Joe Neguse, Boulder Council Member Junie Joseph, and Stephen Brackett. All are welcome to join, you can access the many formats of the book in our collections here and the book discussion guide here.

To receive updates about this event, please register below. Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. All of our online events are an extension of library services; library conduct and policies apply in our online space. Tips on internet safety and privacy. 

Date:
Monday, Aug 17 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  Adult     Teen  
Categories:
  Discussion Groups     One Book One Boulder     Virtual Program -- Live  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Congressman Joe Neguse represents Colorado’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives.  He was elected to his first term in November 2018, becoming the first African-American member of Congress in Colorado history. He serves on the Judiciary Committee, the Natural Resources Committee and the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. 

Boulder City Council Member Junie Joseph is an engaged human and civil rights professional. Before coming to Boulder to study law at CU, Junie was a human rights officer serving internally displaced persons. She focuses her efforts on socio-economic diversity and political inclusion.

Stephen Brackett is an activist, educator, hip hop artist, and co-founder of Youth On Record, a Denver-based non-profit supporting at-risk students by contracting with working musicians who teach students various aspects of music production via for-credit courses. He has toured the world with his band, Flobots, using music as a platform for engagement and collective empowerment.

One Book, One Boulder Begins

Boulder Public Library and the Boulder Library Foundation are proud to announce the launch of One Book One Boulder: Read, Engage, Grow. This new program aims to bring Boulder together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. One Book One Boulder 2020 programs offer support for community members in learning, reflecting and engaging on the important topic of racial equity in the City of Boulder and beyond.

Participate in a variety of events, including book discussion groups, workshops, performances and storytimes. Access the many formats of "So, You Want to Talk About Race" in our collections here.

Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. All of our online events are an extension of library services; library conduct and policies apply in our online space. Tips on internet safety and privacy.