Community dialogue on race at BPL

The Billings Public Library will host a Community Dialogue on Race, a free event inviting community members to hear how people in the Billings’ area still struggle with racism, as well as where there is evidence of progress. The event will feature a culturally diverse panel of residents who will share personal experiences of racial bias as well as ideas on how individuals and institutions can create a more racially equitable society. At the event, attendees may submit written questions to Russell Rowland, the event moderator, and open dialogue will be encouraged. The goal of this event is to present diverse perspectives; invite honest questions and thoughtful answers; boost awareness of the racial climate in current-day Billings; and learn tools to better respond when racism is witnessed or experienced.  

All ages are encouraged to attend this free event to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Billings Public Library. 


Upcoming Events

Monday, June 17, 2019
Corinthian Lodge No. 72, AF&AM, first & third Monday, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, Laurel Masonic Temple, 9900 Airport Road (except July-August)
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
10 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 720 West Third Street, Laurel, 628-4961
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., check for more info. Find them on Facebook . Email them to find out meeting time and to join: The club will have a meeting or volunteer activity. Meeting location is Sid's East Side Bar & Grill on first and third Wednesdays of each month. Members and guests eat free.  Volunteer activity on the second Wednesday of each month. Check their facebook page for updates.  Every fourth Wednesday is for a club social activity. 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Eagles Hall, 313 W. Main, 628-4503

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