Take part in the Digital Town Hall on “How the Media Shapes our Views on Race”

Take part in the Digital Town Hall, on May 21st, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., (Brasília time). U.S. and Brazilian media personalities and experts will take questions onsite and online about “How the Media Shapes our Views on Race.” Immediately following the Digital Town Hall, actor Hill Harper and Bernice King, the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Brazilian panelists Paulo Rogério and Juliana Cézar will be available to take questions from the press. Streamed online in Portuguese at: https://statedept.connectsolutions.com/tolerance

Signed in March 2008, the U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan recognizes that Brazil and the United States are multi-ethnic, multi-racial democracies whose ties of friendship are strengthened by shared experiences.  The Joint Action Plan pledges an ever-deepening and ongoing collaboration between the two governments to eliminate racial and ethnic discrimination and promote equality of opportunity in both countries.  Visit http://www.state.gov/p/wha/rt/japer/ for more information about the U.S. – Brazil Joint Action Plan.