2018 Summer Buzz

 

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):

Books
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

Media
Scene on Radio podcast, Seeing White series, 2017
Race the Power of an Illusion
Cracking the Codes
Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible
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Thanks to our presenting sponsors: 

 

Ward and Smith, P.A. Attorneys at Law logo

and 

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP logo

 

 

Thanks to our 2018 Buzz Breakfast host:

 

Asheville's Crown Plaza and Resort Logo

 

Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort,
1 Resort Drive--Asheville NC 28806

 

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.