Author will discuss issues of race during community event March 28

Sacred Heart Academy alumna and author Deepa Iyer will discuss themes from her book “We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future” during a community dialogue at the Ursuline Arts Center, 3113 Lexington Road, March 28 at 7 p.m.

Iyer will take part in a panel discussion, called “A Conversation on Inclusion and Equity in a Changing America,” after her presentation.

The panel will also include Dr. Renee Campbell, president and CEO of Wesley House Community Services; Dr. Catherine Fosl, director of the University of Louisville’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research and Khalid Kahloon, former assistant commonwealth’s attorney.

The event is sponsored by Sacred Heart Schools and 89.3 WFPL radio as part of the station’s news initiative, “The Next Louisville: Race, Ethnicity and Culture.”

A book signing will follow the presentation and panel discussion. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit

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