March 30, 2023
The Powerhouse, Amherst College
10 East Drive
This event is free and all are welcome!
Amherst Reparations Town Hall: Building and Sustaining a Local Reparations Movement
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Join the African Heritage Reparation Assembly for a screening of the Big Payback followed by a discussion with former Evanston Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons who led the country's first-ever tax-funded municipal bill for Black Americans. Joining the discussion will be Mike Jirik, the Racial History of Amherst College Research Fellow.
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Admission is in order of arrival, no registration is necessary. Doors open at 5:45 pm.
Partners and Sponsors:
Association of Amherst Students, Lewis-Sebring Foundation, First Repair, and the Amherst Heritage Reparation Assembly.