Sponsored by: Friends & Foundation of HCLS | The Howard Hughes Corporation
There’s a place at the virtual table for you! Register here.
Daryl Davis is an inspirational legendary Blues musician and author who convinced members of the Ku Klux Klan to leave the organization, through intimate conversations and building relationships.
Hear his powerful story while sharing a meal and learn how his example of the power of dialogue can lead to substantive change. Then connect with new friends as we break into groups and discuss issues facing our community.
- 5:30 – 6 pm: Special artist feature with Jereme Scott, MFA while you enjoy dinner
- 6 – 7 pm: Presentation by and Q&A with Daryl Davis
- 7 – 8 pm: Facilitated small group conversations
The Zoom link for the event will be sent to all registrants on Friday, October 16. If you did not receive it, email [email protected]
- Before Saturday at 5:30, please update Zoom to version 5.3.1 by visiting https://zoom.us/download
- Test Zoom and internet before the event: https://zoom.us/test
- Members of same household may share one device
Curbside pickup of conversation menu placemats (and more!) and purchased T-shirts:
- Dates: Wed, October 14 from 11 am to 1 pm | Thu, October 15 from 5 to 7 pm | Saturday, October 17 from 1 to 3 pm
- Administrative Branch, 9411 Frederick Road, Ellicott City
- Staff will deliver boxes and t-shirts curbside. Please remain in your vehicle.
Order and pick up dinner from one of our restaurant partners (place your own order directly with the restaurant) or make your own meal and join us at the table! “Secret menu suggestions” for our event:
- Anegada Delights Caribbean Cuisine – Jerk Chicken (Spicy) w/ two sides – $12.99; side choices: rice and peas, mac and cheese, cabbage, plantains, zucchini, (jerk mac and cheese $1.99 extra)
- Cured 18th & 21st – Cedar Plank Salmon with bacon braised collard greens, sweet potato hash, maple glaze, crispy leeks – $27.21; large sides $8 each: paprika fries, house side salad, sweet potato fries
- Roving Radish meal kit – The deadline for orders has passed. Pick ups available on October 12, 13 & 14. Please allow time for at-home meal preparation prior to the start of event.
Reserve free tickets and purchase T-shirts at 2020longestvirtualtable.eventbrite.com. Proceeds from T-shirt sales and donations benefit Howard County Library System’s racial equity work and programming in our community.
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