Peace and Justice in PA

Come join us for a statewide event in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the state’s premier advocate in fostering equal opportunity on October 17, 2023 at 11:30 AM. 

“Peace and Justice in PA” is part of PA Media Group’s “live journalism” event series and will examine PA’s current state of affairs around diversity, equity and inclusion.  In particular, we’ll provide a look at efforts to counter extremism and hate groups in our state and how to support the people and organizations that are leading the response.

When: Live Streamed on Tuesday October 17th | 12:00 – 1:30PM

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Date

Oct 17 2023
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Time

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location

Virtual
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PA Media Group

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PA Media Group
Website
https://www.thepamediagroup.com/
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Speakers

  • Candacy Taylor
    Candacy Taylor
    Author, photographer and cultural documentarian

    Candacy Taylor is an award-winning author, photographer and cultural documentarian working on a multidisciplinary project based on the Green Book. Taylor is the author of Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America (Abrams Books). She is also the curator and content specialist for an exhibition that will is being toured by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) from 2020-2025.

  • Chad Dion Lassiter
    Chad Dion Lassiter
    Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

    Lassiter is the current Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, where he investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination in areas like employment, housing, commercial property, education, and public accommodations. A nationally recognized expert in the field of American Race Relations, Lassiter has worked on race, peace, and poverty- related issues in the U.S., Africa, Canada, Haiti, Israel, and Norway, and is called upon frequently by media outlets to provide commentary on race relations and potential solutions.

  • Dr. Joyce M. Davis
    Dr. Joyce M. Davis
    WACH president and former Associate Director of Broadcasting for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, supervising radio broadcasts to Iran

    WACH president and former Associate Director of Broadcasting for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, supervising radio broadcasts to Iran