Join Jewish Community Action for a conversation about the intersection of White Supremacy and Anti-Semitism with Eric Ward, Executive Director of the Western States
Join Jewish Community Action for a conversation about the intersection of White Supremacy and Anti-Semitism with Eric Ward, Executive Director of the Western States Center.
This event is geared towards our non-Jewish allies, and will center identifying, confronting, and dismantling anti-Semitism within non-Jewish spaces, and in solidarity with the Jewish community.
NOTE: WHILE THE PROGRAM BEGINS AT 3:00PM, DOORS WILL OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE PROGRAM BEGINS FOR REGISTRATION.
NOTE: while this session is designed for non-Jewish allies, EVERYONE is welcome to attend either session. ADDITIONALLY: DOORS WILL OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE PROGRAM BEGINS.
A long time civil rights strategist, Eric Ward is the Executive Director at Western States Center. He has worked extensively in community, regional, and national organizing, as well as in philanthropy. From 2011-2017, Eric served as a Ford Foundation Program Officer for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice, and as a Program Executive for The Atlantic Philanthropies, U.S. Reconciliation and Human Rights Programme. As an organizer with Community Alliance of Lane County, field director of the Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, and national field director of the Center for New Community, Eric designed campaigns to expose and counter hate groups and respond to bigoted violence. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Revolutions Per Minute (RPM), a nonprofit agency that provides artists with strategy and support for their activism and philanthropy.
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
55406 Minneapolis , MN
(Sunday) 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Jewish Community Action 2375 University Avenue West Suite 150 St Paul, MN 55114