This year one of our oldest traditions, Candlelight, has been completely re-concepted and reconstructed because of the COVID pandemic. Join us for a peek behind-the-scenes with two of our planners, Dr. Terry Smith and Ben Burroughs, to learn more about how we allowed the tradition to continue!
Dr. Ray Dorsey directs the Center for Health + Technology. For the past decade, he has pioneered technology to care for individuals with, and measure the features of Parkinson’s disease. His research has been published in the leading neurology, medical, and economic journals and also has been featured on NPR and in The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
In his talk, “Antiracism: Moving America Toward Democracy,” Bruce A. Jacobs will discuss how the United States will never be a functioning democracy until we overcome white supremacy in our societal structure and within ourselves, and how the our nation’s founding legacy of white supremacy is itself the main reason why America now trails the developed world in citizen rights such as health care, education, and basic economic security. Jacobs will talk personally and politically about both the devastation and the massive opportunity of our current moment as America faces both its lethal dysfunction and a widening demand for remedies, with African-American demands for justice leading the way.
About Bruce A. Jacobs:
As an author and advocate, Bruce A. Jacobs takes apart racism and works for our shared interests against bigoted and authoritarian thought and action. His book RACE MANNERS was called “a must-read” by Los Angeles Times columnist Norine Dresser. On his blog, Alias Bruce, he was among those who warned early of Donald Trump's explosive appeal to resentful white voters. He has spoken in communities nationwide, has appeared on NPR, C-SPAN and elsewhere, and has published op-eds in Truthout and other online publications. He is a widely-published poet who has been anthologized by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and others. He is also a working jazz drummer. He is a native of Rochester, NY, and he now lives in Washington, DC.
Data and Disruption: How One Organization Overcame the Odds to Change the Game for Criminal Justice Reform
Rochester’s Amy Bach, founder of Measures for Justice, has discovered a way to track fairness in the criminal justice system—to see if people from different backgrounds and races and economic statuses are all getting the same treatment. By collecting data from all over the country, Amy and her team have developed a sophisticated method for doing what no one thought could be done.
Join The Harley School as we welcome Amy for a presentation about overcoming obstacles in pursuit of doing the right thing; to help the millions of people who are treated unfairly by the criminal justice system every day.
This event is free and open to the public.
WHO: Amy Bach, Executive Director and President of Measures for Justice, former Journalist
WHEN: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Harley School, 1981 Clover Street , Rochester, NY 14618
Diversity in Education
Between is a Harley senior capstone crossover project where we discuss masculinity, femininity, and their social, economic, and political significance. In this episode we have a guest, Eleanor, to talk about the crossover of racial and gender stereotypes.
Between is a Harley senior capstone crossover project where we discuss masculinity, femininity, and their social, economic, and political significance. In this episode we have a guest, Maya, to talk about the gender and racial stereotypes in the LGBTQ+ community.
Between is a Harley senior capstone crossover project where we discuss masculinity, femininity, and their social, economic, and political significance. In this episode, we’re discussing gender stereotypes across generations.
Between is a Harley senior capstone crossover project where we discuss masculinity, femininity, and their social, economic, and political significance. In this episode, we’re discussing gender discrimination in the workplace.