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Community Listening and Learning Session 5-6-2021

"Understanding Community Perceptions of Confederate Symbols within a Framework of Trauma”


First Community Listening and Learning Session - Feb. 4, 2021
First Community Listening and Learning Session - Feb. 4, 2021
The first Connecting Fairfax City for All listening and learning session was held February 4, 2021. City of Fairfax Historic Resources Director Susan Gray presented “Fairfax: Crossroads of Conflict in the American Civil War, 1861-65: How Those Events and Personalities Have Been Memorialized and Interpreted.”
Third Community Listening and Learning Session -Feb. 25, 2021
Third Community Listening and Learning Session -Feb. 25, 2021
Historian Brent Tarter, author and editor of the Library of Virginia’s Discovering Virginia Biography, presented “The 1902 Virginia Constitution: White Supremacy and Disenfranchisement” on February 25. (Presentation begins at the eight-minute mark.)
Listening and Learning Session 3-11-2021
Listening and Learning Session 3-11-2021
Jarrod Elwell and Michelle Juma from Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. presented “The History of Now: Racial Equity and Housing in the City of Fairfax."
Listening and Learning Session 3-26-2021
Listening and Learning Session 3-26-2021
Mark C. Hopson, Ph.D., Director of African and African American Studies, and Associate Professor of Communications at George Mason University presented “Reimagining America: Why All the Protests? Having ‘The Talk’ about Race and Racism." He is joined by Gina Castle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Saint John’s University and author of Talking Black and White: An Intercultural Exploration of 21st Century Racism, Prejudice and Perception. This Fairfax County Public Library presentation was recorded June 17, 2020.
Listening and  Learning Session 4-8-2021
Listening and Learning Session 4-8-2021
Fairfax Schools: Racially-Separate to Desegregation to Diversity
Community Listening and Learning Session 4-22-2021
Community Listening and Learning Session 4-22-2021
Fairfax City: Our Changing Demographics
Community Listening and Learning Session 5-6-2021
Community Listening and Learning Session 5-6-2021
"Understanding Community Perceptions of Confederate Symbols within a Framework of Trauma”
Community Listening and Learning  Session
Community Listening and Learning Session
Neighbors Together for Equity and Inclusion
Community Listening and Learning Session
Community Listening and Learning Session
Researching and Making Decisions on Confederate Symbols and Street Names
Listening and Learning Session - June 24, 2021
Listening and Learning Session - June 24, 2021
Commemorating the Civil War: Listening to Community Voices Blake Myers, president, Bull Run Civil War Roundtable Jennifer Loux, program manager, Historical Markers Division, Virginia Department of Historic Resources Marion Cohen, African American historian and living history interpreter