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.
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
FREE and open to the public; See website for online registration.
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