(Last Updated On: August 27, 2019)

Dr. Joy DeGruy at “’s The Town Talks Speaker Series” is the focus of the following press release sent to Zennie62Media.

Who: The City of with Dr. Joy DeGruy, internationally

What: The Town Talks about Racial Equity series

When: Friday, September 13, 2019 | 6:30pm

Where: First Congregational Church of
2501 Harrison St., , CA 94612

Why: Although this country ended the formal, legal codes of human enslavement and segregation that ruled the U.S. for most of its history, the racist ideas that those structures rested on have not changed much.

City of Oakland
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Dr. DeGruy’s research focuses on the intersection of racism, trauma, violence and American chattel slavery. She has over thirty years of practical experience as a professional in the field of social work. She conducts workshops and trainings in the areas of intergenerational/historical trauma, mental health, social justice, improvement strategies and evidence-based model development.


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