Studio: 618-457-3691 • Office: 618-529-5900 • 224 N. Washington St. Carbondale IL 62901


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Date(s) - 01/16/2024 - 06/18/2024
5:00 pm

Carbondale Civic Center


CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale kicks off the Carbondale “At the Table” Dinner & Dialogue series
on Tuesday, January 16 th in recognition of the National Day of Racial Healing and will continue once a
month through June on the third Tuesday of the month at the Carbondale Civic Center.
The National Day of Racial Healing is an initiative by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that embraces Truth,
Racial Healing, & Transformation (TRHT). The day is observed every year on the Tuesday following
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Carbondale “At the Table” Dinner & Dialogue Series will bring difficult
topics surrounding racial healing to the table through facilitated conversations. Intersections of topics
ranging from culture, racism, history, and healing will provide opportunities for a diverse group of
community members to engage in dialogue while enjoying a community meal.
The City will partner with the Southern Illinois Collaborative Kitchen and the Carbondale NAACP branch
to embrace racial healing readiness and build deeper community connection and understanding. This
event is free and open to the public. Doors will open and 5pm and the Dinner & Dialogue will begin at
5:30pm. Registration is preferred but not required. To register, please click here. For more information
or to register, please contact Dianah McGreehan at dmcgreehan@explorecarbondale or call 618-457-

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix
of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as
urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged
to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open…for family, fun,
business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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