400 Years - The Journey, "Healing Through Education and Information" Workshops

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Name: 400 Years - The Journey, "Healing Through Education and Information" Workshops
Date: October 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Workshops: IMPROVING LAW ENFORCEMENT - Abbreviated versions of 3 trainings done by and for the Lagrange Police Dept. INTERGENERATIONAL TRAUMA - Dr. Kelly Veal and Lagrange Housing Authority CEO, Zsa Zsa Heard, MS. TRACING OUR HERITAGE: What Happens When Descendants of Enslaved an Enslaver Meet? - A panel of three women linked by slavery and a 1912 lynching discuss their family's history and their newly found relationships. THE APOLOGY: Remembering, Acknowledging, Forgiving & Healing - A discussion of events preceding, surrounding, and following Lagrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar's historic apology for the 1940 lynching of Austin Callaway, presented in 3 panels. "ONCE UPON A TIME" - Annie Green will be present in the lobby to exhibit and discuss her latest collection along with her husband, Oliver, exhibiting selected photos of local churches.
Location:
Callaway Conference Center on the West GA Tech Campus
Date/Time Information:
10/19 - Workshops from 10 - noon Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Contact Information:
Lynn Norris
Fees/Admission:
FREE and open to the public; See website for online registration.
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