League of Women Voters and Washburn professors will host a discussion on CRT

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The League of Women Voters will host a presentation on Critical Race Theory at the Topeka Shawnee Co. Public Library with guest speakers hailing from Washburn University.

Members of League of Women Voters of Topeka and Shawnee County say they will host a presentation on Critical Race Theory at noon on Tuesday, May 3 at the Topeka Shawnee Co. Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave.

The League said attendees will hear from Dr. Tom Prasch, professor and chair of the history and geography department, as well as Dr. Kara Kendall-Morwick, associate professor of English. Both lecturers hail from Washburn University as distinguished faculty members.

The League also said residents will be able to join the meeting virtually for those who prefer not to attend in person. Those attending the event in person will be encouraged to wear a mask in the library.

Members said the meeting is free and open to the public, however lunch will not be offered as part of the event. Millennium Cafe will be open on site and will offer lunches for those who wish to purchase one.

The League said it is a nonpartisan political organization intended to empower residents to actively participate in their government at the local, state and federal levels. Both men and women are welcome to join the League and participate in volunteer activities.

Those wishing to participate online do not need to register for the event and can access the stream HERE.

For any questions, residents can email [email protected]

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