Free online discussion on enabling diversity and equality – University of Liverpool

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Liverpool Responds, is the University of Liverpool’s platform developed in the shadow of a pandemic to highlight global and local issues.

Previous discussions have included tackling the future of football and what work might look like post-pandemic. You can view the archive of events here.

The events are free to attend and include the opportunity to ask the panel of experts questions following the main discussion.

Liverpool Responds: Enabling Diversity and Equality will be streamed via Zoom and Facebook on Wednesday 21st October.

Registered guests will receive details of the event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event.

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, the Black Lives Matter movement brought the issue of systemic racism to the forefront of debate globally.

With Premier League players taking a knee, pro-Black performances on prime time television entertainment shows and corporations rushing to embrace diversity, it seems the momentum towards greater racial equality is unstoppable.

But, with a US President leveraging division and populist leaders around the world encouraging discord, how much has really been achieved and what must be done to ensure continued momentum.

Liverpool Responds: Enabling Diversity and Equality

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