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Reading Race: Understanding Racial Justice Through Literature

Nov 18, 2019

Panchita Peterson holding discussions at the Racial Justice Study Group at the Wellfleet Library
Credit photo by Rebecca Nolan

Panchita  Peterson has worked most of her adult life addressing racism on Cape Cod. She trained at the National Coalition Building Institute and worked as a Diversity Specialist in schools across the Cape.  Panchita is in her late70's but came out of retirement a few years ago because she felt like she still had work to do. 

The Racial Justice Study Group is held on Thursdays at the Wellfleet Public Library - more information here 

This piece comes to us through our production partners at Atlantic public Media through their media training program, the Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Rebecca is a recent graduate from the workshop.  You can find out more about the program at   

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