The Impact of Systemic Racism in Communities of Color

November 1st,2021 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: CLAYOLA BROWN AND DEWITT WALTON

Labor and civil rights leader Clayola Brown, president of A. Phillip Randolph Institute in Washington, D.C., will discuss the impact of systemic racism in communities of color in a program moderated by union leader DeWitt Walton of Pittsburgh.


All attendees will be required to wear masks if Erie County is in the "substantial" or "high" transmission rate of community spread on the day of an event. Attendees must also provide proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test within the last 72 hours. Please see our FULL Covid-19 policy here.


This event will be held at the Jefferson Educational Society 

3207 State St. 

Erie, PA 16508

CLAYOLA BROWN began serving as President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, located in Washington, D.C., in August 2004 -- the first female to serve in that role. A graduate of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, Ms. Brown has done post-graduate work at American University in Washington, D.C., Queens College and York University in New York City and is a lecturer at Cornell University.   She consults regularly with Trinity College in Washington, D.C. on African American affairs. 
DEWITT WALTON is a 25-year employee of the United Steelworkers union and is currently assigned to the Civil & Human Rights department. He has served as an organizer, strategic campaigner, and assistant to the union’s international president. Walton, District 10 labor representative for Allegheny County.