Library EventTalking About "Good" Schools and "Good" Neighborhoods with Sara Alvarado

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

12/09/2020 6:30pm 12/09/2020 8:00pm Talking About "Good" Schools and "Good" Neighborhoods with Sara Alvarado Join us for an interactive workshop to learn more about how and why schools and neighborhoods in the Midwest remain segregated in many ways. What is "redlining"? Has anyone ever asked you where the "good" schools are? Do you define your neighborhood as safe, and what does that really mean? How do we navigate these complicated conversations? Sara Alvarado brings her 25+ years of real estate savvy and her passion for racial justice to a much needed conversation that many of us are nervous to have. Her work is rooted in humanity and love and we encourage you to sign up and bring a friend or a neighbor! Click on the green button above to register. Your confirmation email will contain the Zoom link to attend this live program, and a reminder email the day of the event will also contain the needed Zoom information. Please contact the library if you need assistance creating a Zoom account. This program will also be recorded and the video will be posted on our website, if you aren't able to attend at this date and time. Sara Alvarado is a Speaker, Writer, Teacher and Consultant at the intersection of racial justice and real estate. With 25+ years of real estate experience as a Realtor, the Broker/Owner of a residential brokerage, a Real Estate Investor/Owner, Trainer, and Coach, Sara brings passion, knowledge, fun to messy conversations. Sara has been active in leading racial justice work locally and nationally since 2014 and is the creator of the Conversation Challenge: Talking About Race and a co-founder of Step Up: Equity Matters in the Workplace. As a white woman raising multicultural and bilingual children with her Mexican husband, Sara is committed to showing up real, raw, bold, and vulnerable to this work while staying accountable to the movement. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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Join us for an interactive workshop to learn more about how and why schools and neighborhoods in the Midwest remain segregated in many ways. What is "redlining"? Has anyone ever asked you where the "good" schools are? Do you define your neighborhood as safe, and what does that really mean? How do we navigate these complicated conversations? Sara Alvarado brings her 25+ years of real estate savvy and her passion for racial justice to a much needed conversation that many of us are nervous to have. Her work is rooted in humanity and love and we encourage you to sign up and bring a friend or a neighbor!

Click on the green button above to register. Your confirmation email will contain the Zoom link to attend this live program, and a reminder email the day of the event will also contain the needed Zoom information. Please contact the library if you need assistance creating a Zoom account. This program will also be recorded and the video will be posted on our website, if you aren't able to attend at this date and time.

Sara Alvarado is a Speaker, Writer, Teacher and Consultant at the intersection of racial justice and real estate. With 25+ years of real estate experience as a Realtor, the Broker/Owner of a residential brokerage, a Real Estate Investor/Owner, Trainer, and Coach, Sara brings passion, knowledge, fun to messy conversations. Sara has been active in leading racial justice work locally and nationally since 2014 and is the creator of the Conversation Challenge: Talking About Race and a co-founder of Step Up: Equity Matters in the Workplace. As a white woman raising multicultural and bilingual children with her Mexican husband, Sara is committed to showing up real, raw, bold, and vulnerable to this work while staying accountable to the movement.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.