Fireside Chat: The Nature of Belonging with Wendy Feliz & Dr. Linda Tropp
Hear a conversation between a leading researcher on social contact theory, Linda Tropp, and the Founding Director of the Center for Inclusion and Belonging, Wendy Feliz. They will discuss the nature of belonging and how to bring people together to welcome aspiring Americans in communities. Leave with examples of approaches that work and ways to be part of a national conversation.
Fireside Chat: A Woman's Place with Reshma Saujani and Gayatri Agnew
Hear a conversation between a member of Walmart’s Global Responsibility leadership team and first Asian American woman to hold office in the state of Arkansas, Gayatri Agnew, and Founder of Girls Who Code and first Indian-American woman to run for Congress, Reshma Saujani. They will discuss the current state of economics for women—given COVID, employment numbers, and the particular impacts on low-income women and women of color, including those with language access challenges like refugees and immigrants —and they will share what actions they think need to happen next including Reshma's call for a Marshall Plan for Mothers.
Racial Healing Panel (Panel Discussion)
Panelists: Christina Blacken, Jerry Hawkins, Tammy Thompson and more
Truth and Reconciliation Commissions have been a common response for decades around the world in the wake of civil wars and mass atrocities. Refugees around the world from South Africa to Canada are familiar with this process of perpetrators acknowledging acts of violence transparently and how it can offer solace and healing for survivors and communities. In the U.S. today and for hundreds of years prior, our communities need racial healing and reconciliation. Learn from panelists working in communities about how they bring together individuals, families, and communities to heal and grow.