Tulsa's diverse citizens gather for ‘equity dinners’

Mayor G.T. Bynum and the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Equity (MORE) are inviting Tulsans to dinner.

As part of its Resilient Tulsa strategy, the City is hosting "equity dinners" intended to encourage constructive, meaningful conversations to bring understanding and unity among Tulsans of differing backgrounds.

Dinners will be at hosted at restaurants throughout Tulsa, and groups of 8-12 will be led by a moderator to discuss topics such as structural racism, interfaith relations, education and economic opportunities in Tulsa.

The initial round of dinners happened in November, and Bynum was among the first group of eight. "It was powerful to hear the life experiences of very different people in one city," he reported on Facebook. "This is how communities come together: person to person, with honesty and compassion."

For information about upcoming dinners, visit cityoftulsa.org/resilienttulsa.

 

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