january, 2019

06jan2:30 pm5:00 pmANTI-SEMITISM & WHITE SUPREMACY: UNDERSTANDING AND UNDERMINING THE POLITICS OF EXCLUSION - NON-JEWISH ALLIES SESSION

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Event Details

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.

You can read Eric’s essay, Skin In The Game, which was the inspiration for this series of talks, here.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

You can register here.

Date:
Sunday, January 6, 2019 – 2:30pm to 5:00pm
JCA Staff/Contact Person:
Event Location:

CAIR-MN

2511 E Franklin Ave #100

55406 Minneapolis MN

United States
Minnesota US

Time

(Sunday) 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Jewish Community Action 2375 University Avenue West Suite 150 St Paul, MN 55114

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