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Turning Anger Into Action: Trauma and Restoration

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Registration is required. You will receive a link to the virtual meeting with your registration confirmation email. You must be opted in to receive SSM emails to receive the confirmation. Proceeds will go towards a racial equity project in Montgomery County, MD.

Anger. Fear. Pain. Grief. How can we channel our emotional responses to the recent events surrounding the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and so many others into productive action to achieve lasting and meaningful social change? Each Wednesday in July join community members, change-makers, and experts in a series of virtual town halls to address topics like How can I make a change in my community? What actions can I take now? What are my rights as a protestor? How do I educate children about activism? How can artists be activists?

Each will end with an interactive Q&A with panelists.

Trauma & Restoration
Constant experiences of racism lead to lasting trauma. Racial trauma can result from major experiencing of discrimination or be the result of many microaggressions over time. How do you recover from this race-based stress? What role does art play as a platform to heal trauma?

Click here for the full list of sessions.

Brought to you by Sandy Spring Museum, Brothers With Books, and The HUB for Culture & Democracy.

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