Next stop: Cleveland! (Updated)

UPDATED: The next city stop on the Fracture tour will be Cleveland, Ohio!

Joy will join the women of Delta Sigma Theta in Canton, Ohio on Friday, October 2nd, discussing race and politics and signing copies of Fracture.

Friday, October 2nd -

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion at Malone University (

2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44709

Joy will address a committee consisting of representatives from the following community organizations:  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Coming Together Stark County, NAACP, League of Women Voters, A Better Community Development (ABCD), Leila Green Alliance of Black School Educators

Then, join Joy in Cleveland, at the Citizens Empowerment Summit, on Saturday, October 3rd at John Hay High School, for two important discussions, including on the lessons learned from Ferguson and beyond, followed by a "Fracture" book signing:

Saturday, October 3rd -

9:30 am-10:45 am Session 1: "Consent to Repair, Restore and Rebuild"

This session will focus on the City of Cleveland Consent Decree, the challenges and how to impact legislation.

11:00 am-12:30 pm  Session 2: “A Tell of Two Cities: From Ferguson to Cleveland” 

Special guests: The Ferguson Neighborhood Alliance and the Cleveland 8

This session will focus on Lessons Learned from Ferguson and Cleveland’s leadership in addressing social justice efforts that impact the community. Discussion topics to include:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm –"Fracture" Book Signing


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