Welcome to the conversation!

Welcome to the conversation!

Harriet Beecher Stowe's (1811-1896) best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), made her the most famous American woman of the 19th century and galvanized the abolition movement before the Civil War.

The Stowe Center is a 21st-century museum and program center using Stowe's story to inspire social justice and positive change.

The Salons at Stowe programs are a forum to connect the challenging issues (race, gender and class) that impelled Stowe to write and act with the contemporary face of those same issues. The Salon format is based on a robust level of audience participation, with the explicit goal of promoting civic engagement. Recent topics included: Teaching Acceptance; Is Prison the New Slavery; Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North; Creativity and Change; Race, Gender and Politics Today; How to be an Advocate

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

#SalonsatStowe: Ways to Get Involved and Continue the Conversation

Has Racial Inequality Reached the Tipping Point? 

More Information and Ways YOU Can Take Action

Hartford Action

Greater Hartford NAACP

Urban League of Greater Hartford

YWCA Hartford Region








Kristin Stoller, The Hartford Courant

What other organizations would you add to this list? What other articles would you suggest? What are your thoughts on racial inequality? Have we reached the tipping point? How can we work to combat interpersonal, but also institutional racism and inequality? 

1 comment:

James said...

Really enjoyed this discussion, thanks to everyone that participated.

I would like to add two youth focused organizations to the list above:

Grow Hartford


CT Food Justice Youth Corps

Both of these prioritize youth leadership and social change through food system change.