The Land Isn’t Barren: Disrupting the Dehumanization of Our Communities

Aired: September 22, 2020

Social dehumanization is displayed through thoughts, feelings, and actions that divert or fail to invest resources in communities of color. We see social dehumanization in political gerrymandering and redlining related to housing and necessary services. These practices lead to concentrated intergenerational disadvantages. Panelists will dig into the policy decisions that illustrate the negative social, economic, health, and political outcomes stemming from these divestments and offer recommendations for systems reform.

Panelists:

  • Kisha Bird, CLASP (Moderator)
  • Dr. Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant, Forward Promise
  • Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, Forward Promise
  • Dr. Leah Austin, Schott Foundation for Public Education
  • Gina Womack, FFLIC
  • Rashid Shabazz, Color Of Change 
  • Azza Altiraifi, The Abolition and Disability Justice Collective (ADJC)

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