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Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?

The Hartford Courant

Are we a colorblind society yet? A Key Issues Forum next Tuesday, June 24, looks at how far we've come and what we need to become "post-racial."

Panelists are Lois Brown, chairwoman of the African American Studies Program at Wesleyan University; William A. Howe, who manages civil rights programs for the State Department of Education; and Orlando Rodriguez, legislative analyst at Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission.

The forum will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. at The224 auditorium at The Conference of Churches, 224 Farmington Ave., Hartford. It's free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended at 860-522-9258, ext. 317.

Please email questions for the panelists, with your name, address and daytime phone number, to

The Hartford Courant has sponsored Key Issue Forums on topics of importance to the community for more than 25 years. This forum is co-sponsored by The Hartford Courant, FOX CT, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and The Conference of Churches.

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