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May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Conversations on Gentrification with Reggie Jackson and Zeidler Group

Historic Milwaukee is partnering with the Zeidler Group to host small group discussions tackling the issue of gentrification and the effect on Milwaukee’s communities. The program will kick off with a lecture with Reggie Jackson, Co-Founder of Nurturing Diversity Partners.

The lecture will be followed by small group discussions on gentrification. Participants are asked to participate in conversations that will be moderated by Zeidler group trained facilitators.

This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Capacity for this program is limited to 60 people – please only register if you plan to stay for the small group discussion. Attendees should have a camera and microphone on their computer or device to participate in the small group discussions.

The program is free, but RSVP is required.

Reggie Jackson is a nationally heralded independent scholar and much sought-after speaker, researcher, writer, and consultant to the media on race relations. He helps institutions and individuals understand how our country’s racial hierarchy developed historically, its impact on our lives today, and how we can realize America’s promise for all its citizens. Reggie shares seldom-told stories and data about the experiences of African-Americans and other peoples of color past and present.

Zeidler Group is committed to increasing the use of facilitated dialogue, enabling people to come together to increase understanding, and leading to a more healthy exchange of ideas and changes in behavior that will improve the lives of those who live in our community.

Featured image: Intersection of King Dr and Locust, photo courtesy of King Drive BID.