A Courageous Conversation: James Harkness - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

A Courageous Conversation: James Harkness

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A photo of Broadway star James Harkness. A black man with a mustache, beard, and black hair. He is looking directly into the camera with a slight smile. He is wearing a black shirt and the image only shows him from the shoulders up. YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Part of that mission is lifting up and sharing powerful and inspirational voices and stories. We are proud to tell James Harkness’ story to the El Paso community! James grew up in El Paso and attended Bel Air High School. Life has taken him on quite a journey and he is now one of the stars in Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations!

James’ life experiences have influenced almost every aspect of his life and have made his success possible. The Temptations are an all-black singing group and also one of the most prolific and influential groups of any genre or time. His experiences as a black and gay man help him tell their story as well as his own.

We are proud and excited to invite the El Paso community to our next virtual conversation:

James Harkness: Leading With Love

A YWCA Courageous Conversation with El Paso’s own Broadway star! A discussion on art, activism, and being a citizen of the world.

Event Details

Tuesday, July 28th

6-7:30 pm

Register Here

Want to submit a question or conversation idea? Send it to us by 12 pm on Monday, July 27th here!

Event Rules and Guidelines:

Profane, hateful, racist, or discriminatory language will not be tolerated
Be respectful of each speaker and other participants
Personal attacks of speakers or other participants will not be tolerated
Anyone whose comments or participation is deemed to be counterproductive, not in the spirit of the event, or as violating these guidelines will be removed from the webinar

Any opinions stated are those of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region.