Whether in person or virtual, diversity can be celebrated in a variety of ways. Consider attending these upcoming events taking place in the Fox Cities.
Appleton’s Black History: A Walking Tour
Wednesday, August 19. 6-7:30pm
Hosted by History Museum at the Castle. Originally planned in June to celebrate Juneteenth, this tour visits historic sites associated with Black history in Appleton mostly through and around Lawrence University’s campus. Masks and registration required.
Community Conversation on Race: A Convening on Anti Racism, Belonging and Community
Thursday, August 20. 12:30-5pm
Are you looking for ways to promote social justice and healing in these divisive times? Join us for spoken word, presentations, panel discussions and ending with a call to action. This free event is hosted by Imagine Fox Cities.
Celebrate Diversity Community Block Party
Saturday, August 22. 11am-1:30pm
The 28th Annual Community Diversity Cookout has been re-imagined as an on-line event that will include multi-cultural music, dancing, and testimonials on behalf of Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities, messages from Appleton’s Black Lives Matter, People of Progression and a welcome by City of Appleton Mayor Jake Woodford and Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator Karen Nelson, among others. This free event is hosted by Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities.
Nevertheless, We Progress!: 100 Years of Women’s Rights
Wednesday, August 26. 4:30pm
As women suffragists persevered during the 1918 flu pandemic to secure the passage of the 19th Amendment, the Fox Valley Centennial Celebration will also go on despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Wednesday, August 26 we will launch of a virtual celebration recognizing the triumphs and tribulations in the fight for women’s rights. Join us on Women’s Equality Day and the official 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. This free event is hosted by The Fox Valley 19th Amendment Centennial Committee.