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Color Me Human Presents: Voices from the Shadows. A rare opportunity to listen in on a conversation with four local Black, Indigenous & Women of Color as they share their experiences, struggles, hopes, and dreams for a better tomorrow.
In our rural community Black, Indigenous and People of Color experience unique challenges like greater isolation, increased stress and emotional labor, and hypervigilance associated with being and feeling unsafe in the place we call “home”. Despite these harrowing statistics, we continue to find ways to live, work, and thrive here in rural Nevada County, on Nisenan Land.
Join host Daniela Fernández in an exploration of what it means to be a person of color in rural Northern Californian at a time of great divide and uncertainty.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 6:00-7:30 PM we invite you to join:
Shelly Covert Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribal Spokesperson and Executive Director of the California Heritage Indigenous Research Project– C.H.I.R.P.
Tracy Pepper Lifelong Californian, mother, wife in a 35-year interracial marriage, grandmother of 5 multi-racial grandchildren, friend, social justice activist, and optimist.
Mags Yen-Chuang Matthews (she/her) Asian American mother in multi-racial family, dancer, pelvic physical therapist, business owner. Lifelong Californian. Identifies as queer/bisexual/pansexual.
Ana Mendez Mora First-Generation Mexican American, full time college student and lifelong Nevada County resident.
Register for this free zoom event today, space is limited: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Nbxv6sg6S5uU-g_JNBumPA
*This event was made possible through the support of Nevada County Arts Council and the NC CARES for the Arts Initiative!
About Color Me Human: Led by a multi-racial, multi-cultural team we celebrate and support the under-resourced communities in California’s second whitest county. We Celebrate, Elevate, Educate, Advocate to create a safe, equitable world for Black, Indigenous, People of Color and LGBTQ folks.