Belonging: Centering Black voices
In 2019, R.A.C.E. Matters SLO (San Luis Obispo) co-founder Courtney Haile envisioned BELONGING -- a multimedia arts series that amplifies Black voices, creativity, and possibility. Now, BELONGING is back! In its third year, the initiative seeks to center Black lived experiences to advance the prevailing discourse around San Luis Obispo County’s lack of diversity.
Join Lata Murti as she speaks with guests Courtney Haile, Executive Director of R.A.C.E. Matters SLO and Project Visionary for the RACE Matters Belonging series, and Julie Lynem, board president of R.A.C.E. Matters SLO County and journalism lecturer at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. They will discuss the upcoming Belonging 2022 series and their work to amplify the voices of Black and other People of Color in an effort to build an actively anti-racist Central Coast.
You are invited to listen, learn and participate in the conversation, between 1-2 pm. Call in and be part of the discussion at (805) 549-8855 or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadcast date: 9/8/2022
Central Coast Voices is sponsored by ACTION for Healthy Communities in collaboration with KCBX.