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CommuniTea Hope amidst Hurt: Anti-Racism and the Future of WHOI

Recording from: Friday, June 12, 2020: 2pm: Zoom

In the midst of a global pandemic, and in the wake of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers and the ensuing national protests, we acknowledge the emotional toll that these events are placing on us here at WHOI, especially on our Black community members. The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and the Workplace Climate Committee (WCC) invite you to join us in a virtual CommuniTea, on June 12th at 2 PM, Hope amidst Hurt: Anti-Racism and the Future of WHOI. We will take the time to listen to the issues of racism facing our community; learn about ways to actively support real, meaningful change here at WHOI and in the region; and engage in a dialogue with others who would like to work for positive change. 

Below you will find the audio from the event which you can play and the slideshow which you can click through. The timing, sections and speakers are listed below incase you are looking to relisten to a specific portion. 

00:00 - 04:15 - Introduction: Adam Subhas

04:15 - 19:20 - Anti-racism overview: Chrissy Hernandez

19:20 -  43:17 - Listening Session: Kayleah Griffen and anonymous speakers

43:17 - 46:39 - WHOI  race statistics: Adam Subhas

46:39 - 49:48 - WHOI President Statement: Mark Abbott

49:48 - 53:33 - Getting involved: Adam Subhas

53:33 - 55:57- WHOI Committee for Diversity and Inclusion overview: Joel K. Llopiz

55:57 - 58:32 - Break out group description and event Wrap Up: Adam Subhas