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Princeton Diversity Discussions in Boston

You are invited to join us at our fourth annual joint event shared between the Harvard Kennedy School Women's Network and Princeton Diversity Discussions! Princeton Diversity Discussions is our ongoing series of friendly and inclusive gatherings for discussing race-related issues, supported by the Association of Black Princeton Alumni (ABPA), Association of Latino Princeton Alumni (ALPA), Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton (A4P), Princeton Association of New England (PANE), Princeton Association of Delaware, Princeton Association of New York City (PANYC), Princeton Club of Washington (PCW), Princeton Area Alumni Association (PA3), Princeton Club of San Diego (PCSD), Princeton Club of Northern California (PCNC), Princeton Club of Chicago (PCC), and Terrace. Open to *everyone* (affiliated and not with Princeton) that would like to talk about race, racism, and racial justice, we invite alumni, students, staff, family, friends, and everyone you think is groovy to join us. For now, we are meeting digitally, and **ALL** of our online gatherings are open to EVERYONE, whether or not you live in the city that’s hosting. Please attend as many of our digital meetings as you’d like!

* Monday, January 4, 2021 at 7 pm Eastern, hosted by Princeton Diversity Discussions in Boston @ https://uic.zoom.us/my/diversitydiscussions?pwd=a3ZXelJBUVBPOXhFNnBDc0FRcFloUT09

* Princeton Diversity Discussions at Terrace [open only to those affiliated with Terrace; please email jkorn@alumni.princeton.edu to join us!]

* Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7 pm Eastern, hosted by Princeton Diversity Discussions in Washington, DC @ https://uic.zoom.us/my/diversitydiscussions?pwd=a3ZXelJBUVBPOXhFNnBDc0FRcFloUT09

* Princeton Diversity Discussions at Class of 1990 [open only to those affiliated with Princeton's Class of '90; please email jkorn@alumni.princeton.edu to join us!]

* Princeton Diversity Discussions at Class of 1980 [open only to those affiliated with Princeton's Class of '90; please email jkorn@alumni.princeton.edu to join us!]

* Monday, January 25, 2021 at 8 pm Central, hosted by Princeton Diversity Discussions in Chicago @ https://uic.zoom.us/my/diversitydiscussions?pwd=a3ZXelJBUVBPOXhFNnBDc0FRcFloUT09

For all of our gatherings, we provide a few topics that might be discussed, but reading the links is not required, as we summarize issues before we launch into discussion of them. That said, many people enjoy the short online articles we send, remarking, "I really like the links. Reminds me of Princeton precepts!"

Our January discussion topics may include:

* Suggested by Don Brown '73: The Census Predicament: Counting Americans by Race, https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-predicament-of-counting-americans-by-race-11606492632?st=f1vybc80xbhdx3p&reflink=article_email_share

* Suggested by Johnny Korn: Dr. Susan Moore: Black Physician Who Said She Was Mistreated Dies of COVID-19, https://heavy.com/news/dr-susan-moore-indiana-covid-death-facebook-video/

* Suggested by Dave Marshak '66: Contra Costa declares racism a public health crisis, OKs equity office, https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2020/11/12/contra-costa-county-declares-racism-a-public-health-crisis-establishes-equity-office

* Whatever is on your mind!

* NOTE: Please send in links that you'd like to have us discuss! The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other sites put monthly limits on folk that haven't paid money to subscribe, so we do our best to avoid those links and other firewall sites when we can.

Princeton Diversity Discussions has won the Innovation Award for the Princeton Association of New England and a grant for the Princeton Club of San Diego from the Committee on Regional Associations of Princeton University. So far, we have teamed up with the Duke Black Alumni Association, Harvard Women in Design, and Harvard Kennedy School's Women's Network to co-host discussions, and we are open to additional organizational collaborations. To attend and participate in Princeton Diversity Discussions is free.
For more information on our gatherings, please check out our feature in the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) at https://paw.princeton.edu/article/alumni-action-talking-about-race. We are excited to discuss race with you soon!

Jenny Korn
Founding Director of Princeton Diversity Discussions
Lifetime Member and Member of the Programming Committee of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni (ABPA)
Lifetime Member and Member of the Membership Committee and Race and Equity Programming Committee of the Association of Latino Princeton Alumni (ALPA)
Governor and Co-Chair of the Civic Engagement Committee of the Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton (A4P)
Co-Chair of the Alumni Relations Committee and Governance Committee of Terrace Club's Board of Directors
Current Member and Former Co-Chair of the Chicago Committee of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Member of the Boston Committee of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Volunteer with Concerned Black Alumni of Princeton
Supporter of establishing Native American Alumni of Princeton
I am coming to you from the traditional homeland and occupied territory of the people of the Shawandasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee) and S’atsoyaha (Yuchi), who have been the historical stewards of this land in Alabama.



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