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PechaKucha Akron: Rethinking Race

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Presented by PechaKucha Akron at Jean Hower Taber Student Union Theatre, University of Akron, Akron OH

Feb 25 2020
PechaKucha Akron: Rethinking Race

PK Akron is joining forces with U of A’s Rethinking Race: Black, White and Beyond, providing a forum in which race and race-related issues can be discussed, examined, and be better understood.

PK Akron speaker series provides a safe space where ideas, personal stories, and innovations can be shared and discussed. We are starting the new year with earnest conversations brought to you through the lens of our partners, Rethinking Race at the University of Akron. Rethinking Race hopes to engage the public with important topics such as diversity in the workplace and awareness of issues and culture, to better understand the importance of diversity and inclusion through films, performances, Face-2-Face Conversations, PK Akron, and keynote speakers.

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is the world’s fastest-growing storytelling platform, used by millions around the globe. PechaKucha is what “Show and Tell” always dreamed of becoming.
10 speakers. 20 slides each. 20 seconds per slide.

That’s it. Simple. Engaging. Spurring authentic connections.
Global innovators use the PechaKucha platform to create powerful, visually-compelling stories that move audiences in less than

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General Admission: $5.25

Limited VIP: $25

Student Tickets: FREE

Student Ticket holders MUST present Valid Zip card or other valid University/High School/School ID at PK Akron admission desk at the time of show to redeem free ticket.

Email: pkakron330@gmail.com

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PK Akron: Rethinking Race is part of a weeks-long event which includes films, performances, Face-2-Face Conversations, and more, on the University of Akron campus. We will be adding more information as it becomes available.For more information on the weeks’ activities please visit  Rethinking Race

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Jean Hower Taber Student Union Theatre, University of Akron

303 Carroll St, Akron, OH 44325

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