Racial justice educator and author, Debby Irving, examines how she used her white-skewed belief system to interpret the world around her, and how she came to shift that paradigm. Her presentation will be followed by a moderated Q&A session with an invited panel. The moderator is Reverend Dana Allen Walsh, Senior Pastor of South Church in Andover. Panelists include Bria Gadsden, Elizabeth Walther-Grant, and Mayara Reis, founders of Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Voices, and Amaryllis Lopez, Program Director at Elevated Thought. The program is sponsored by Courageous Conversations and 8 Merrimack Valley Libraries - Andover, Burlington, Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, North Andover, Tewksbury & Wilmington.