Panel Discussion for National Day of Racial Healing Today

The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, by W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation initiative, the National Day of Racial Healing is an opportunity to bring all people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world. The IDEALS Institute will provide local programming as a part of this larger nationwide initiative.  

The institute will host a 90-minute virtual panel titled: "What Does Healing Mean?" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. The panelists will engage in conversation about what healing means for their respective communities and/or the communities that they serve. The panelists and moderator are: 

  • Mallory Taylor, executive assistant and special projects to the executive director, The Momentary 

  • Lowell Taylor, host of the KUAF R-word Podcast 

  • Irvin Camacho, bail disruptor, The Bail Project, and host of District 3 Podcast 

  • Lakisha Bradley, founder/CEO, MY-T-BY-DESIGN Therapeutic Art Studios 

  • Magdalena Arroyo (moderator), trainer, facilitator and consultant, IDEALS Institute 

To register for this free event, please visit: Registration is required. 

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation effort is a national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change and to address the historical and contemporary effects of racism. In partnership with the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation program, the American Association of Colleges and Universities works with higher education institutions across the country to develop self-sustaining, community-integrated TRHT Campus Centers. The U of A IDEALS Institute serves as a Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation campus location. 


Michel Rangel Maciel, project/office manager
IDEALS Institute


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