Healing History a tribute to diversity and music in Bastrop County. This series is aimed at creating healing conversations and high-quality musical experiences to overcome the cross-cultural miscommunication that permeates our societal systems. It is through shared human experiences that we desire to create inclusive approaches to resilience and the arts. Healing History will work from a trauma-informed perspective to guide change for Bastrop County.
This 4-event series will begin in 2020 and involve the following dates and topics (Each event is 6-8pm):
1. Jan 24th: Race-Based Trauma- From a historical context to current experiences
Facilitated by: Jerry Hawkins, Director of Dallas Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (DTRHT)
Location: Jerry Fay Wilhem Performing Arts Center
2. Feb 21st: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace (Microaggressions/implicit bias)
Facilitated by: Dr. Leonard Moore, VP of Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement at UT Austin.
Location: Smithville Rec Center
3. Mar 27th: School-Prison Pipeline/ Media Portrayals
Facilitated by: Meme Styles, President and Founder of MEASURE Austin
Location: Elgin Library Civic Center
4. Apr 24th: Bridging the Divides with Restorative Practices
Facilitated by: Corliss Outley, PhD., Professor and Department Head Texas A&M University
Location: Lost Pines Art Center