It's Time to Talk
SAVE THE DATE: February 23, 2018
YWCA Greater Cleveland Presents It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race
Presented through a special partnership with Cuyahoga Community College.
It's Time to Talk 2017
If not us, who? If not now, when?
After two successful years of hosting the It’s Time to Talk forum, we have engaged more than 1,000 women and men in conversations about race, discrimination, unconscious bias, and cultural competency in our community.
The first two years of It’s Time to Talk were about building awareness and capacity. Now we must plan, take action, and welcome more community members. For It’s Time to Talk 2017, we believe that by creating a safe space to engage with multiple voices, we can embrace the reality of multiple perspectives. After the event, the real work begins, as our community shares, works, and learns together.
It’s Time to Talk is one of many events that is included as part of ”Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future”, and YWCA Greater Cleveland is a community partner for the Stokes initiative. It's Time to Talk is presented in 2017 through a partnership with Cuyahoga Community College and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center.
Playwrights Local's recent production, Objectively/Reasonable, will be featured in It's Time to Talk. Original cast members Kaila Benford and Nathan Tolliver will open this half-day program with monologues from the critically acclaimed play about the 2014 shooting of Tamir Rice.
For more information about this event, check out our press release.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE, 8:30AM - 1:30PM
For more information please contact Heather Steranka-Petit, Manager of Learning Programs, at email@example.com or 216.881.6878.
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THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 SPONSORS
CO-PRESENTER: Cuyahoga Community College
PACESETTER: Lubrizol Corporation, KeyBank
PIONEER: Advance Ohio, ideastream, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter, EY, Parker Hannifin, WKYC TV-3, University Hospitals
PATHFINDER: Cargill Deicing Technology, Fresh Water Cleveland, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
MENTOR: Allen Graphics, A.L. Wain Company, Hiram College, VNTG Home
Thank you to our presenting partners: Cuyahoga Community College, Playwrights Local, Fresh Water Cleveland, Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future
Join this list of amazing sponsors. Stand up for social justice! We want this conversation to include as many voices as possible. Your sponsorship will help us offer free and affordable tickets to community members, non-profit organizations, and students. You are building foundations for change!
2016 Theme - Cultural Competency: Cleveland's Future
Keynote Speaker: Bernie Moreno