Anti-Bias Task Force
‘United We Laugh: Stand Up to Break Through’ brings people together with comedy and conversation about bias
"United We Laugh," a cutting-edge new comedy show seeking to table discrimination through laughter and conversation, kicks off the evening with stand-up comics representing all sides of the heated divide in the nation today. Act two is a conversation with the audience moderated by James “Dr. Love” Banks.
Anti-Bias Task Force to host screening, discussion of ‘On the Basis of Sex’ for Women’s History Month
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force is hosting a free screening of “On the Basis of Sex,” the critically acclaimed film about Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by social activist and political organizer Lillian Clayman.
‘How Do We Build a Just Long Island?’ Riverhead to host community forum with Erase Racism Dec. 4
The forum, “How Do We Build a Just Long Island?,” will bring together people from diverse communities for conversations to help understand our differences and recognize our similarities.
Anti-Bias Task Force offers gang awareness seminar at Riverhead High School Tuesday
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s gang intelligence unit will present a gang awareness seminar at Riverhead High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Facing racism head-on: Anti-bias task force sets special public meeting Tuesday to discuss next steps
The task force is planning to hold community roundtable discussions on racism, to set up training sessions and partner with the school district on educational programs.
Vigil for unity planned for Peconic Riverfront Monday evening
A candlelight vigil for unity is planned for Monday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m at the gazebo on the Peconic Riverfront on Heidi Behr Way at McDermott Avenue in Riverhead.
‘It’s OK to be different’: Panelists at summit on diversity and social justice tackle controversial issues
There was a full program at the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force “Social Justice Diversity Summit” Saturday morning, with more than a dozen panelists and presenters speaking about topics such as immigration policy, fair housing, hate crimes, bullying, gangs and criminal justice.
‘Social Justice Diversity Summit’ will convene Saturday in Riverhead
Riverhead's Anti-Bias Task Force has scheduled speakers and presentations on the subjects of civil rights, immigration, criminal justice, bullying, educational disparities, housing discrimination, homelessness and Native American issues.
Anti-bias group seeks to build bridges in Riverhead with open community meeting
Hoping to open a community dialogue on the subject of bias and discrimination, Riverhead’s Anti-Bias Task Force is hosting an open meeting next Monday evening in Aquebogue.
Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force holds service to remember Orlando victims
The vigil on the lawn outside Town Hall this evening was the third public service held in Riverhead since the mass shooting last Sunday.