Sunday, January 31st 4pm at Hilyard Community Center SURJ Springfield-Eugene is hosting the film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, by filmmaker Shakti Butler. It features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim Wise.
This film provides a powerful account of how the signifiers of racism continue to operate in our society, and how the fear and stereotypes behind these “codes” harm Americans of all races. A discussion will follow.
SURJ Springfield-Eugene is the local chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national group mobilizing white people for anti-racism work. Details at http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/.
When: Sunday, January 31 at 4:00pm
Where: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405
Free. Donations appreciated.