The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission’s discussion series called “Black History All Year Long: Focus on Women” continues on August 19th. The role, impact, and unique challenges of Black women will be highlighted with another 90-minute virtual program held via ZOOM starting at 6 pm.
The discussion series debuted during Black History Month and will continue throughout the year. The format for each event includes a historical overview, special guest, and moderated discussion, ending with a question and answer session.
Please join us the third program in the series on August 19. This session will be a discussion about the origins, impact and challenges of dealing with colorism.
The fourth and final program in this year’s series will be held on Oct. 21.
Each program is held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. and will focus on celebrating, respecting, and raising awareness about Black women. The program is free, but space is limited, and registration is required. Registration is available at this link or CharlestonCountyParks.com. Registered participants will be emailed a ZOOM link prior to the start of the program.
For more information on these and other programs offered by Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.
The mission of CCPRC is to improve the quality of life in Charleston County by offering a diverse system of park facilities, programs and services. The large park system features over 11,000 acres of property and includes six regional parks, three beach parks, four seasonally-lifeguarded beach areas, three dog parks, two landmark fishing piers, three waterparks, a historic plantation site, a skate park, an aquatic center, 19 boat landings, a climbing wall, a challenge course, an interpretive center, an equestrian center, cottages, a campground, a marina, as well as wedding, meeting and event facilities. The park system also offers a wide variety of recreational services – festivals, camps, classes, programs, and more. For more information, call 843-795-4386, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or download the Charleston County Parks mobile app.
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