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Thoughts to Action

WHAT: GPPL’s Thoughts to Action Book Club seeks to provide our community with a way to explore current social issues in a meaningful way. Every six months we read one culturally relevant book and then meet monthly to discuss, plan, and carry out a community project based on the book’s message.

THE BOOK:  Caste: the Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

WHEN:  Thursday, 7 p.m. via Zoom
January 28: Discussing Caste, Parts 1-3; Presentation on Electoral College
February 25: Discussing Caste, Parts 4-5; Action plan
March 25: Discussing Caste, Parts 6-7
April 29
May 27
June 24

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BOOK REVIEWS

January Meeting Notes

The group discussed Parts 1-3 (notes) of Caste and listened to a presentation about the electoral college. Below are links to some of the things we discussed as well as other helpful resources.

Action to Take:

  1. Talk to someone you know about what you've learned in the book
  2. Write down 3 things you as individual or part of a larger group could do to challenge the caste system in the U.S.


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