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Rethinking Equity with Eric K. Ward: Civil Rights Expert and Executive Director, Western States Center

 

Tuesday, October 13th from 6-7:30 pm
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Given the value our society places on individualism, what does that mean for our ability to address equity? On October 13th, we are happy to welcome Eric K. Ward to explore what a non-individualistic approach to equity could look like in your life and supercharge your ongoing work with racial justice.

Eric is a nationally recognized expert on the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate violence, and preserving inclusive democracy. Leading for more than 30 years in community organizing and philanthropy, Ward currently serves as the Executive Director at the Western States Center. Since Eric took the helm in 2017, Western States Center has become a national hub for innovative responses to white nationalism, antisemitism, and structural inequality, towards a world where everyone can live, love, worship, and work free from fear. In his 30+ year civil rights career, Eric has worked with community groups, government and business leaders, human rights advocates, and philanthropy as an organizer, program officer, consultant, and board member. We look forward to learning from Eric next week and hope to see you there! Click here to sign up!