Boston Talks About Racism

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On November 19, 2016, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosted the first of many anticipated public discussions about racism as an ongoing problem in his city. A series of speakers and participating audience members addressed how citizens can acknowledge the mistakes of the past and look to building a different future. The goal: to become a more socially cohesive and resilient city.

Speaking to a full house in Boston's Cutler Majestic Theater, the Mayor and members of his team discuss plans for a year-long project aimed at bringing small facilitated conversations about racism, healing and policy work out into all of the neighborhoods of Boston.

That discussion and the ongoing work to talk about racism is facilitated by Dr. Atyia Martin, the first Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Boston, and is supported by partners including 100 Resilient Cities, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Emerson College.

Follow the ongoing conversation via Twitter with #IAmBoston.

racism_in_boston

On November 19, 2016, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosted the first of many anticipated public discussions about racism as an ongoing problem in his city. A series of speakers and participating audience members addressed how citizens can acknowledge the mistakes of the past and look to building a different future. The goal: to become a more socially cohesive and resilient city.

Speaking to a full house in Boston's Cutler Majestic Theater, the Mayor and members of his team discuss plans for a year-long project aimed at bringing small facilitated conversations about racism, healing and policy work out into all of the neighborhoods of Boston.

That discussion and the ongoing work to talk about racism is facilitated by Dr. Atyia Martin, the first Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Boston, and is supported by partners including 100 Resilient Cities, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Emerson College.

Follow the ongoing conversation via Twitter with #IAmBoston.