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Community Event

Centering Our Voices: Sharing Our Narratives

Oct 07

4:00 pm9:00 pm

11th Floor, 101 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28246

bell hooks was a prolific writer, activist, scholar, and educator who voiced ideas related to gender, race, and learning that quickened a generation of individuals who in turn used her ideas to empower their students and communities. While her ideas are significant in academia, much of her work is still unknown, even in the world of diversity, equity, and inclusion where there is great synergy with her ideas. For those in the helping professions such as education and health care, her ideas especially resonate.

Please join us for an opportunity to discuss bell hooks’ work with Northeastern faculty and leadership and members of the Charlotte and extended Northeastern community in order to apply the ideas within your own work. Bring your diversity, equity, and inclusion questions and projects and prepare for an evening of critical conversation, engagement, and networking to share meaningful takeaways.

Directions and Parking

Northeastern in Charlotte is located on the 11th floor of 101 North Tryon (it is the intersection of Trade Street and North Tryon). Parking for 101 North Tryon is off of Church Street (one block west of Tryon – Church Street is one way). The GPS location to the building garage entrance is 116 N Church St. Take the garage elevators to the building lobby. The elevators will be unlocked, you can proceed to the elevator bank directly in front of security desk and proceed to the 11th floor.

If you are travelling from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the taxi or ride share from the airport is approximately about 15 minutes.

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