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Balancing Life: Tips for Healthy Conversations about Racial Healing



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Presented by Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Extension Specialist, Community Viability, Virginia Tech; Maurice D. Smith Jr., Assistant Professor and 4-H Youth Development Extension Specialist, College of Agriculture, Virginia State University; Thomas Woodson, Associate Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Amelia County, and Maru Gonzalez, Assistant Professor and Youth Development Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, North Carolina State University

This resource is available as a video only. 

Many of us are grappling with how we respond personally, and even how to talk with our children, about race relations and current events. In this session, we share strategies for engaging in productive, positive and meaningful discussions at a one on one level. Members of Virginia's Coming Together for Racial Understanding Cooperative Extension team (Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Maurice Smith and Thomas Woodson) along with NC State Extension Youth Development Specialist Maru Gonzalez will lead the session.

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Publication Date

June 26, 2020