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November 20, 2023 - November 20, 2023


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Beems Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Public Library & with a Zoom option.


The Academy SPS
(319) 389-4644


We are happy to report that Critical Conversations will return for Season Four!⁣
Our theme, “𝘏𝘰𝘸 𝘋𝘪𝘥 𝘞𝘦 𝘎𝘦𝘵 𝘏𝘦𝘳𝘦?” will meet monthly in Beems Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Public Library & with a Zoom option.
Join us in reaching beyond and discussing the narratives that have been produced to divide us and discuss their effects on all of us in education, the political landscape, the medical field, and the business world.
We look forward to a robust series and hope you are, too! Please encourage friends and colleagues to join as well. ⁣
November 20: “What is the ripple effect of banning books and what teachers are allowed to teach?” Guest Panelists will be announced in the coming weeks — stay tuned!
Be sure to register to attend.
Future Sessions:
Dates for the 2024 Critical Conversation Sessions are still to be determined …
January: “Are our children safer when schools employ a resource officer?”
February: “What is the difference between having the right to vote vs. having the ability to vote?”
March: “How is the health and wellness industry different for Black Americans?”
April: “How do DEI programs benefit us?”
Critical Conversations is a program of The Academy SPS, & in partnership with: Top RANK Consulting Agency, Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission, Mount Mercy University DEI Group, & Cornell College
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