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Children’s Services of Roxbury established “ROXTalks” as an intentional effort to dismantle systemic racism, change the trajectory for communities of color, and build a more equitable Massachusetts.

ROXTalks is a forum focused on Forging One Boston, intentionally bridging the intersection of communication and efforts put forth by the Commonwealth’s elected officials, community, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders, to transform the social and economic health of communities of color across the Commonwealth, and break the cycle of systemic racism for future generations.

Panel discussion with TeeAra Dias, Eric Esteves, and Dr. Kevin M. Simon

Panel discussion with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Massachusetts Senator Lydia Edwards, and Boston City Council President Ruthzee Louijuene

Interview with Representative Christopher Worrell and City Councilor Brian Worrell

Interview with Dr. Michael Curry and Dr. Kevin Simon

Interview with City Councilor At-Large Julia Mejia

Interview with City Councilor At-Large Erin

Interview with Harry Harding and Sandra McCroom

Interview with Jeri Robinson

Interview with Segun Idowu

Interview with MASSDesign

Interview with District Attorney Hayden

Interview with Imari Paris Jeffries

Interview with John Smith, Executive Director of Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), and Tony Hernandez, Managing Director of Dudley Neighborhood Initiative (DNI)

Interview with Quincy Miller, Vice Chair & President of Eastern Bank, and Dr. Makeeba McCreary, President of the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund

Interview with Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz

Interview with (then) Representative Liz Miranda

Interview with Boston Globe Columnist Adrian Walker

Interview with Congress Woman Ayanna Pressley

Interview with Andrea Cabral

How Do We Dismantle Systemic Racism? With Dalinda Ifill-Pressat and Sandra McCroom