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Pulse of Reading: What is Power and How Do We Use it?

Join us for a facilitated, virtual, community conversation where we will dive into types and forms of power, as well as reflect on how we all use power personally, in the workplace, and within our community. Using a virtual and inclusive format, we will discover what happens when we confront difficult topics with open and humble hearts.

Please register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Monique Pillow Gnanaratnam has worked in the field of Higher Education as a Student Affairs Administrator for over 25 years, supporting students in their growth and development throughout their college years She believes that engaging in conversation is a key factor in our ability to connect and determine the next steps. A resident of Reading, she has served on several town committees and volunteered for various community efforts. Monique has enjoyed participating in the Pulse of Reading Community Conversation programs.

Deborah Gilburg is a facilitator and practitioner of participatory methodologies that promote inclusive conversation, knowledge sharing, collective learning, and collaborative problem-solving. A Reading resident, Deborah is deeply committed to designing engagements that enable people to connect authentically and build capacity to address complex challenges together. Deborah has been a volunteer for the Reading Pulse Community Conversation project since 2018.

About the Pulse of Reading

Reading Public Library is proud to have hosted community conversations in Reading since 2018. This year, Pulse of Reading, together with other library and community activities will focus on building an inclusive and just community.  Together, we will participate in meaningful workshops, conversations, and actions that focus on seeing, naming, and changing racism, inequity, and the nature of identity in Reading.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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