Dismantling Racism: A Conversation

April 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The April installation of our series will be a panel discussion on the state of journalism today, and the unique challenges faced by journalists of color in the industry. Presented in partnership with the Society of Professional Journalists of Western Washington, Crosscut, The Seattle Globalist, and YES! Magazine.

Panelists include:
Tyrone Beason – Staff Reporter at Pacific Northwest Magazine
Venice Buhain – News Editor at The Seattle Globalist
Yessenia Funes – Editor at YES! Magazine
Jerry Large – Columnist at The Seattle Times
Christina Twu – Editor at The Seattle Globalist

Knute Berger – Writer at Crosscut
Athima Chansanchai – Feature Writer at Microsoft News Center
Marcus Green – Editor at South Seattle Emerald
Sonya Green – News & Public Affairs Director at 91.3 KBCS Bellevue, WA

The moderated discussion will be followed by a community forum with participation encouraged from everyone in attendance.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

This event is part of the monthly Dismantling Racism: A forum for Southeast Seattle series, presented by Rainier Valley Historical Society,South Seattle Emerald, and SouthEast Effective Development on the second Tuesday of the month.