a Speaker Series
Offered in partnership with the Tucson JCC, the program is designed to create space for Jews of Color to share their experiences as both Jews and Black people and is available to anyone who would like to learn from an incredible panel of Black Jewish leaders and allies.
The series includes workshops and performances led by:
- Sun, Oct 18, 7 PM
- Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance of the 1960s (learn more)
- With Professors Marc Dollinger (Author of Black Power, Jewish Politics) & Gil Ribak (University of Arizona)
- Sun, Nov 8, 6 PM
- They Ain't Ready For Me: Black and Jewish on Chicago's South Side (learn more)
- With Tamar Manasseh (Mothers Against Senseless Killings Chicago)
- Wed, Nov 18, 2 PM
- Jews of Color and Jewish Community Diversity (learn more)
- With Ilana Kaufman (Jews of Color Field Building Initiative)
- Sun, Dec 6, 12:30 PM
- Stories of Exclusion, Stories of Change (learn more)
- With April Baskin (Joyous Justice), Gamal Palmer (Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles), Evan Traylor (Hebrew Union College), and Candace Manriquez Wrenn (NPR’s Marketplace)
- Sun, Jan 31, 6 PM
- Alabama Civil Rights Tour (learn more)
- With T. Marie King and Samantha Dubrinksy (Birmingham Civil Rights Institute)
- Sun, Feb 21, 6 PM
- Musical Freedom Seder (learn more)
- With Afro-Semitic Experience
Throughout the series, participants will be encouraged to consider their own prejudices and to begin to construct solutions for bringing about a more just world. The Amplifying Voices series also gives participants space to celebrate what unites us as well as the diversity within our Wilmington and global communities.
Each session of Amplifying Voices is offered at no cost to members of the J community, but registration is required. Zoom links will be emailed 36 hours in advance of each event.