Apr. 21: How to have Difficult (but Faithful) Conversations about Race

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 6:00pm
This event was held online.

Members of Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and other faith communities of New Hampshire invite you to a conversation about our faiths and race relations. This online program follows-up to three earlier online conversations on faith and racial inequities in December and January.

The subject of this meeting is techniques for having difficult conversations about race within our faith communities and with others based our faith. Our speakers will draw guidance from the book Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen.

Our guest speakers will be:

  • James McKim, St. Matthew Episcopal Church in Goffstown, Chair of the Episcopal Church National Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism & Reconciliation and President of the Manchester NAACP
  • Dottie Morris, PhD, Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Keene State College

The program will be moderated by Susan Gabert of Saint Anselm College.

Previous programs in the series included:

  1. December 3 program on faith and race
  2. January 7 program on COVID-19 and racial inequities
  3. March 18 program on White Supremacy in New Hampshire