Poinsettias are instant holiday décor! And when you decorate with the beautiful varieties available through Friends of Sojourner’s, you’ll be helping the YWCA Sojourner’s Shelter for Homeless Women and Families.
Red, white, pink or Marble Star
Small – 6” pot - $11
Medium – 8” pot - $17
Large – 10” pot - $22
The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy is hosting the Summit on Race Matters in Appalachia on Nov. 10 and 11 in Charleston.
Monday, Nov. 10, 5-9 pm: Culture Center - State Capitol Complex
See "Cracking the Codes: Social Determinants of Racial Inequality."
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 8 am-5 pm: Four Points Sheraton - Downtown Charleston
Participate in workshop discussions about the movie.
The summit will offer a unique opportunity for people from throughout West Virginia to participate in a constructive, in-depth conversation about the complicated history of race relations and racial inequality in the state. Participants will examine the causes and consequences of structural inequities that exist across social, political, educational and financial systems and how those inequities negatively affect everyone. It will encourage strong leaders, working together, to commit themselves to building a community that improves the well-being of all West Virginians.
The event will also feature these keynote speakers:
- Dr. Gail Christopher, Vice President for Policy and Senior Advisor, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
- Mike Wenger, author of "My Black Family, My White Privilege" and senior fellow at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington, DC
- Dustin Washington, Director of the Community Justice Program with the American Friends Service Committee
Register for the event on the WV Center on Budget and Policy website.