SUNDAY, JULY 22 | 10:30 AM | ERICA R WILLIAMS, FOUNDER OF A RED CIRCLE
Our guest speaker will be Erica Williams from A Red Circle, non-profit focusing on ways to combat racism in north St. Louis county, our neighbors to the east. As Executive Director Williams states, ”The best way to visualize A Red Circle is to consider north St. Louis County, its primary demographic, and its economic health. Where do you start? With schools that need funding, with vacant homes that need purchasing for tax revenue to fund the schools? With adults who need jobs and income to purchase the homes that fund the schools? With healthier food options to attract new businesses to hire the people who need jobs to buy the homes to fund the schools? With increasing the arts availability which adds flavor to everything? It's a circle, with no true beginning and no end. These disparities are the product of systemic and structural racism, but all blood is red."
Learn more here at A Red Circle and be sure to attend ESMR on July 22 for what is sure to be a fantastic platform.