This Summer's Events: Nurturing Equity and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion explained by Desiree Adaway
June 6- Economic Prosperity: How do we foster it?
Sharon Oxendine and Hannah Randall
Slides from June 6 Buzz
July 18 - Sexual and Gender Diversity: How do we promote it?
Tina Madison White and Laura Webb
August 22- Racial Equity: How do we embrace it?
Kimberlee Archie and Dr. Darin Waters
Slides from August 22 Buzz
Resources (provided by Kimberlee Archie):
White Fragility; Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
So you Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Scene on Radio podcast, Seeing White series, 2017
Race the Power of an Illusion
Cracking the Codes
Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible
Thanks to our presenting sponsors:
Thanks to our 2018 Buzz Breakfast host:
Summer Buzz Breakfast Series
Leadership Asheville hosts the Buzz Summer Breakfast Series each year as a way of highlighting new initiatives and new leaders making a “Buzz Worthy” impact on our community. These events are open to the public and provide an excellent opportunity for community members at large to get a taste of the Leadership Asheville experience, while also meeting other community leaders and learning about buzz-worthy issues. Each event costs $20 and features an engaging panel discussion and includes a hot breakfast.