Exploring Issues of Civic Responsibility
Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation present a series of community-wide dialogues across the United States. Prominent scholars, authors, filmmakers, and policy leaders will speak and participate in discussions about civic engagement, individual and collective responsibility, and tolerance.
Slavery By Another Name: A Community Conversation with Douglas A. Blackmon
January 30, 2014
Join us for an evening with Douglas Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. This groundbreaking work delivers a searing examination of the enslavement of African-Americans and the legacy that persisted deep into the 20th century.
February 25, 2014
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Highlights from Past Community Conversations
Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine
Life and Legacy of Harvey Milk
Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith
Twilight Los Angeles
Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and
Dr. Paul Farmer
Marian Wright Edelman
Don Cheadle & John Prendergast
Taking an Active Role in African Affairs
Lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and Today
Marco Williams and Whitney Dow
Courage and Rescue During the Rwandan Genocide
Transformation in a Time of Democratic Fever
The Role of Media in a Democracy
Responsibility and Choice in our Global Community
Escape from Slavery
Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation, and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. With a focus on teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and economic empowerment. For more information, visit www.allstatefoundation.org.
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