Race and Equity in the Midlands

Community Conversation on Race And Equity

Richland Library Celebrates Racial Justice Week January 17-22

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(Columbia, SC) – Richland Library celebrates Racial Justice Week January 17-22 with a community conversation on race and equity. In partnership with the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council, City of Columbia, Richland County, and Lexington County, Richland Library will host Community Conversation: Race and Equity in the Midlands from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 18 at Richland Library Main (1431 Assembly Street).

The event will offer an opportunity for attendees to learn the findings of the 2021 Racial Equity Index study, and discuss ways in which to promote racial equity in their personal lives, in their workplace, and throughout the Midlands community.

Richland Library aims to help residents continue talking, listening and learning more about themselves and others. Working actively to dismantle systems of racism, inequality and oppression in all their forms, as a library system, it is unwavering in its dedication to fostering a community where everyone feels welcomed, valued and represented.

For questions about the event, please contact Larry Salley, Executive Director of the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council at lsalley@comrelations.org.

Registration is required, click here to register.

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