news and updates
State of the City of Arcata
Humboldt State University student members of the equity arcata collective presented at the Arcata Chamber of Commerce’s virtual State of the City of Arcata event on Tuesday, February 9. to view a recording of the presentation, please click here.
Ongoing Learning Opportunities for the Community in February
equity arcata’s Ongoing Learning Working Group is excited to offer the community a few upcoming opportunities to engage in conversations surrounding racial equity.
community members are invited to join equity arcata’s Ongoing Learning Working Group members Alia Dunphy and Meridith Oram for equity arcata’s next community Book Club discussions on Adrienne Marie Brown's book, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds. this book invites readers to feel, map, assess and learn from the patterns around us in order to better understand and influence them as they happen. the first equity arcata Book Club meeting was held on Zoom on Monday, February 15 from 4 to 6 pm, and there is still time to participate! click here to register.
members of the community who identify as white are invited to participate in equity arcata’s virtual Whiteness Accountability Space held every Thursday from 12 to 1 pm. the purpose of holding this space is to mitigate harm caused to BIPOC community members when white people participate in conversations on these topics in diverse spaces. these weekly conversations are led by white facilitators who are members of the equity arcata collective. to participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
Welcoming Businesses Working Group Update
our Welcoming Businesses newsletter is back! january's newsletter focues on microagressions and how they negatively affect your business. click this link view the newsletter. for more workplace ongoing learning resources for businesses, click here. look for the next newsletter in February which will discuss the concept of intent vs. impact.
are you looking for ways to support the local Black community? check out the organizations below:
are you looking for ways to support the local Indigenous community? check these links out: