Progreso Latino Fund Hosts Guided Conversations on Race and Identity

Series explores intersectionality, equity and social justice concepts

The Progreso Latino Fund (PLF) held a series of interactive sessions this spring exploring the complex intersections of race, identity and the work to interrupt systems of injustice.

Ingrid M. Canady, Executive Director, State Education Resource Center of Connecticut Courtesy of Ingrid M. Canady

Ingrid Canady
, Executive Director of the State Education Resource Center of Connecticut, led the sessions, which explored critical social justice concepts.

“Dr. Canady’s workshops were enlightening and had me reflecting on my own cultural awareness and my responsibility to reject implicit biases in an effort to advance social justice in our community,” noted Anna Rivera-Alfaro, a member of the PLF advisory committee. See the full description of the series, entitled Intersectionality & the Complexity of our Beautiful Skin: The Journey of Becoming Black Latinx in the U.S.A.

To receive an invitation to future PLF events, contact Cynthia Chan.