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Building Bridges: Civil Rights Then and Now

Tue, Jan 10


Holocaust Museum LA

Building Bridges: Civil Rights Then and Now

In honor of MLK day, join us for a town hall conversation that traces the close allyship of Black and Jewish communities, highlighting some of the remaining challenges in shared struggles against injustice. In partnership with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California.

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Time & Location

Jan 10, 7:00 PM

Holocaust Museum LA , 100 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA


Building Bridges is a monthly cross-cultural discussion series that brings together leaders from diverse communities for conversations about working toward common goals for a more humane and dignified community. 

Hear from honored guests Donzaleigh Abernathy (daughter of civil rights pioneer Ralph David Abernathy), Avi Dresner (son of Rabbi Israel Dresner, the most arrested and jailed Rabbi during the Civil Rights Movement), Michael Lawson (President of the LA Urban League), Pastor William Smart (President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Southern California) and Rabbi Sharon Brous in a rich and meaningful conversation moderated by USC and Berkeley professor Dan Schnur.

Come early at 6:30 and enjoy a short set of selections performed by the Yale Out of the Blue a cappela group.

  A recording of this program can be found HERE

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