© 2021 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Telling West Virginia's Story
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
TV

Live Event: Summit on Race Matters in Appalachia

Race_Matters_logo.jpg
West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy
/

The Summit will offer a unique opportunity for people from throughout West Virginia to participate in a constructive, in-depth conversation about the complicated history of race relations and racial inequality in the state. Participants will examine the causes and consequences of structural inequities that exist across social, political, education and financial systems and how those inequities negatively affect everyone. It will encourage strong leaders, working together, to commit themselves to building a community that improves the well-being of all West Virginians.

8:45 - 10:30 a.m.: Keynote Speaker Dr. Gail Christopher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ByDkeCCBd4

12:30 - 2:00 pm..: Keynote Speaker author Mike Wenger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPm93bwJyOQ 

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.: Keynote Speaker Dustin Washington
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAhmqwXDwcM


WVPB is local news, education, music, and entertainment for West Virginia.
Your donation today will help keep us strong and vital.