Tue October 29, 2013
One Hundred Louisvillians Sought for Project Exploring Structural Racism
Louisville’s Center for Health Equity is looking for 100 volunteers age 18 and older to take part in monthly discussions about structural, or institutional, racism in the community.
Participants in the project, called the Healing Possible Quorum—100 Louisvillians for Change, will meet over the next nine months, with the goal of identifying and helping reduce structural racism in areas such as employment, education, transportation, environmental quality and criminal justice.
Center director Dr. Aneeta Arno says people from all walks of life are encouraged to apply.
"To sit together, talking about the issues that have persisted for years that we frequently don’t talk about proactively," she said.
The group will meet monthly starting November 16 at the Muhammad Ali Center. Volunteer applications are due this Friday.