Twin Cities celebrates 'National Day of Racial Healing'
With National Day of Racial Healing taking place Tuesday, the Twin Cities has multiple events for those who want to join.
According to W.K. Kellog Foundation, two events are scheduled in Minneapolis with another in Bloomington.
From 11 a.m to 1 p.m., one of the Minneapolis events will discuss plans for and bring about transformational and sustainable change to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. To RSVP to this event, which will take place at 350 South Fifth Street, email RaceEquity@mineapolismn.gov.
The second event in Minneapolis is a speaker/panelist series called "Minnesota-Powering Inclusion: Closing Racial Wealth Gaps." It will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. located at 145 Holden Street North. More information and tickets will be online on the event's website.
The next event listed is in Bloomington, from 5:30 p.m to 8 p.m., located at 9801 Penn Avenue South. This event will recognize and feature healing drums, a welcome meal, a presentation by Racial Equity Coordinator Faith Jackson, a panel discussion about advancing racial equity and a pledge to action. To RSVP, email to outreach@BloomingtonMN.gov.
The Science Museum of Minnesota will also recognize the national day and invite those who want to reflect on the personal and institutional impact racial oppression has made in your life or others' lives.
The museum would like people to share their thoughts with them and join a community committed to racial healing and transformation.
For more information about National Day of Racial Healing or the events, click here.