The Alliance for Interracial Dignity hopes the community will turn out for a talk and work session Thursday night at Hudson Elementary School.
The Alliance for Interracial Dignity will sponsor a talk by Benny Gordon on "Growing Up in Webster" at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at Hudson School Elementary School. Besides the talk, the meeting will feature work in small groups to refine actions proposed to make the local community stronger, the Webster Groves School District The talk and planning session is one of the ways the Alliance for Interracial Dignity is making a difference in the community. The social justice group formed in April with the mission of ending marginalization and isolation among racial groups in Webster Groves. Learn more about the group's history and efforts:
Don't miss this community conversation which will focus on identifying where we are today and where we want to go from here. The event is sponsored by the Alliance for Interracial Dignity.
The Alliance for Interracial Dignity hopes to help bridge the cultural, racial and other divisions in Webster Groves.
Humankind has historically shown a tendency to compartmentalize, separating “us” from “them:” men from women, black from white, young from old. Webster Groves is no different. Here, an imaginary line traditionally spirited the city from its predominantly black northern neighborhood. But a new social justice advocacy group, the Alliance for Interracial Dignity, is vowing to end the marginalization and isolation by bringing each puzzle piece of the community—government, churches, schools, businesses—together for discussion and unification. “It’s time to bridge,” said Emerson Smith, a founding member of the alliance. “It’s time to bring everything together and have that one common belief that we are Webster Groves.” One Direction The …