Dismantling Racism in the Age of Pandemics with Catherine Meeks
April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
On April 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern/8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central, Dr. Catherine Meeks, executive director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing
, will present “Dismantling Racism in the Age of Pandemics,” a Zoom workshop especially for people in the Diocese of Indianapolis. Sign up online
Dr. Meeks, a sought-after teacher and workshop leader, is the retired Clara Carter Acree Distinguished Professor of Socio-Cultural Studies at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, and founding executive director of the college’s Lane Center for Community Engagement and Service. She is the author of six books, editor of “Living Into God’s Dream: Dismantling Racism in America,” and co-author of “Passionate for Justice: Ida B Wells as Prophet for Our Times.” Meeks, who characterizes herself as a midwife to the soul of her students and workshop participants, holds a master’s in social work from Clark Atlanta University and a Ph.D. from Emory University.