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CAAR to host Oct 25 Workshop on How to Respond to Racism in Social Media

10-25-14-WorkshopFlierHave you ever read something on social media, got angry at the ignorant comment but then not know how to respond?!?!

The ways in which we encounter racism on social media often vary. It can meet us in ways such as an anonymous comment on a YouTube video or from a much more personal encounter such as a seemingly harmful quip from a Facebook friend.

Join us for this free and exciting workshop co-hosted by Community Action Against Racism (CAAR) and Line Break Media! We will explore the various nuances in responding to racism on social media. This workshop will be build on the collective knowledge we all have in what has worked well and definitely not worked! You will also walk away with tangible tools. We hope you can join us in this interactive, engaging workshop!

DATE: Saturday, October 25
TIME: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (lunch included)
LOCATION: Walker Art Center – 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
ROOM: Art Lab
To get to the art lab, enter the Walker through the Vineland Place road entrance (by the Sculpture Garden). Once inside, head straight back tow
ards the elevator and take the small staircase down towards the bathrooms. The art lab will be on your right.
PARKING: Street parking is available on Groveland Terrace, Bryant Avenue South, and Vineland Place

AGENDA:
11:00 am – 11:20 am – Introductions & Welcome
11:20 am – 12:00 pm – Opening Activity
12:00 am – 12:30 pm – Small Group Conversations
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm – Break Time! Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm – Large Group Discussion
1:15 pm – 1:35 pm – Presentation on CAAR Tools
1:35 pm – 2:00 pm – Closing

Please RSVP for this workshop by 10/23 via our Facebook public event page or by email CAAR at caar.tc[at]gmail.com so we have an accurate headcount for food.

We hope you can join us! Please help us spread the word about this great opportunity!

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