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Impact Arizona

Utilizing creative forums, Impact Arizona brings together academic experts, students, citizens and community leaders for engaging and productive discussions about race and racism, privilege, democracy and current events impacting Arizona communities and American society.  Difficult dialogues, solution-oriented workshops and lectures are the cornerstone of this creative and holistic effort that that encourage critical thinking and positive change while uniting and channeling the ascending social, economic, and political influence Arizona’s citizens offer.

Schedule: 

Spring 2017
  • Educators Workshop
    presented by Christopher Emdin, PhD
    Tuesday, May 2  |  5:30 p.m.
    Mercado C, room 145  |  502 E. Monroe St., Phoenix  |  ASU Downtown Phoenix
    Register: https://educatorsworkshop.eventbrite.com

  • Post-Inauguration Dialogues
    Tuesday, January 31  |  6 p.m.
    A.E. England Building  |  424 N. Central Ave.
    ASU Downtown Phoenix

  • History of Slavery Symposium  CANCELLED!
    Tuesday, Feburary 28  |  4 p.m.
    A.E. England Building  |  424 N. Central Ave.
    ASU Downtown Phoenix

  • Racism in the Age of Social Media  POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT YEAR!
    Tuesday, April 25  |  6 p.m.
    Student Union, South Mountain Community College

Fall 2016 (Past)

  • College Educators Workshop
    presented by Eddie Moore, Jr., Ph.D.
    Thursday, September 8  |  6:30 p.m.
    ASU Downtown Phoenix
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  • The Root: Understanding Racism, Privilege and Power in America
    featuring Eddie Moore, Jr., Ph.D.
    Friday, September 9  |  6:30 p.m.
    Performing Arts Center, Mesa Community College  |  1520 S. Longmore, Mesa
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  • Examining The Root: Racism, Privilege, Leadership and Action
    presented by Eddie Moore, Jr., Ph.D.
    Saturday, September 10  |  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Kirk Student Union - Navajo Room  |  1833 W. Southern Rd., Mesa
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  • Brown Bag Series - Examining Whiteness through Art
    featuring Chris Boyd, Ph.D.
    Tuesday, September 20  |  noon – 1 p.m.
    Mercado C, room 145  |  ASU Downtown Phoenix  |  502 E. Monroe St., Phoenix

  • Anatomy of the N-Word
    featuring Neal Lester, Ph.D., Founding Director of Project Humanities
    Friday, September 30  |   6 - 8 p.m.
    Student Union, room 100  |  South Mountain Community College  |  7050 S. 24th St., Phoenix

  • Race and Sports: A Town Hall
    Monday, November 14  |   4 - 6 p.m. (followed by a reception)
    Virginia G. Piper Repertory Theater  |  Mesa Arts Center  |  1 E. Main St., Mesa
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  • Brown Bag Series - Multiple Identities: Queer and Undocumented
    Tuesday, November 15  |  noon – 1 p.m.
    Mercado C, room 145  |  ASU Downtown Phoenix  |  502 E. Monroe St., Phoenix