The City of Red Wing acknowledges that institutional and systemic racism and the bias of white privilege exists throughout society. We commit to identifying and eliminating that systemic racism throughout city government by working together as a community to improve policies and practices in every department over time so local government works well for everyone.
Special Online/Virtual Event: August 20 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The Human Rights Commission will host a moderated discussion about race and the book "Waking Up White" on Thursday, August 20 at both 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. This online conversation will be facilitated by Dr. Thomas Harris and Alyssa Gostonczik from LaCrosse. To RSVP and receive your online invitation, call 651-385-3608. If you don't have online accessibility, let us know and accommodations will be made.
Government Meetings on Racial Equity
- City Council June 29, 2020 Workshop Agenda and Materials
- Human Rights Commission June 25, 2020 Workshop Agenda and Materials
- City Council Meeting June 22, 2020 Agenda and Materials
- City Council June 8, 2020 Meeting Agenda and Materials
Community Book Read: Waking Up White
The Red Wing Human Rights Commission invites you to pick up a FREE copy of "Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race" by Debby Irving. Books are available for loan at the Red Wing Public Library and Fair Trade Books downtown. Community conversations are being planned for later this summer and fall. Stay tuned. Questions: Call 651-212-3812.
Information on books related to race and racial equity.Link to page
Information on documentaries related to race and racial equity.Link to page
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Information on podcasts relating to racial equity.Link to page
Information on TV and streaming shows related to race and racial equity.Link to page