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In Community: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Co-sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation & CT Public

In Community: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones

Featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times Magazine domestic correspondent and creator of The 1619 Project
Doors: 5:30 pm | Show: 6:30 pm
All Ages
District Music Hall
Norwalk, CT

** The postponed In Community: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, event originally scheduled for May 2, 2024, at District Music Hall has been RESCHEDULED for May 28, 2024.

All existing tickets for the original 5/2 event date are valid for the new date. No further action is required. However, if you would like to re-download your tickets, you can do so by logging into your Eventbrite account online and download them from there. If you are unable to make the new date and would like to request a refund, please email customersupport@manicpresents.com with your full name and order number by May 19, 2024 at 5PM EST and a refund will be issued at point of purchase. You will also be receiving additional emails with more info on the new date. **

Join us May 28 for an “In Community: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jonesdistinguished New York Times Magazine domestic correspondent and creator of The 1619 Project.

Produced in partnership with The Equity Lab, powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) and Connecticut Public, the program will explore many of the themes Hannah-Jones explores in her work for The New York Times Magazine, as producer of the Hulu docuseries The 1619 Project and as the Knight Chair of Race and Journalism at Howard University.

This is a seated event. Ticket buyers will select seats upon checkout.


$20 General Admission

$50 Patron Admission – for those willing and able to contribute more to support the cost of The Equity Lab’s production of this event.

GUEST INFORMATION: As possible, when prompted, please include names and emails of any additional guest ticket purchases. This allows FCCF to reach all guests with any pre-event news or updates.


5:30 - 6:30 PM – Community Networking – light snacks and cash bar

6:30 PM – Program begins

8:30 PM – Program ends”


This is not a fundraising event. All ticket revenue will be used to offset the cost of production balanced against our desire to make attendance accessible to our broad community.

If you need financial assistance to attend, a limited number of seats are available. To inquire, please email Carolina Arriaga at carriaga@fccfoundation.org

Want to support future events and community conversations? Consider a tax-deductible gift to Fairfield County’s Equity Lab.

BOOK SALE: Courtesy of our friends at KINDRED THOUGHTS BOOK STORE – Connecticut’s only Black-owned brick and mortar independent bookstore located in Bridgeport.


The “In Community” speaker series events are designed to ignite fresh perspectives, inspire actionable solutions, and foster collaboration among individuals, organizations, and community leaders. Each event features compelling conversations with thought leaders and social advocates who are actively engaged in addressing the pressing issues facing our region and our country at large.


About The Fairfield County Equity Lab:

The Equity Lab is a new and growing community resource for equity-centered learning, connection, and innovation through events, workshops, research projects and more. The Equity Lab builds bridges, bringing people together to ideate, collaborate and commit to community improvement. It is powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation which works closely with community organizations, nonprofits, businesses, and philanthropists to address challenges and identify opportunities to create a Fairfield County where every person has an equitable opportunity to thrive.

About Connecticut Public:

Connecticut Public is the only state-wide, community-supported public media service, reaching over one million people weekly through radio, television, and digital. Through our mission to inform, educate, and inspire, we connect residents to quality journalism, storytelling, and experiences by amplifying the voices of our diverse communities. Connecticut Public is located in Hartford, CT with studios at Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT and Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT.

Additional Sponsors:

Guest questions or media/sponsorship inquiries may be directed to:

Krista Carnes | kcarnes@fccfoundation.org | 203.750.3242


As a partnership with Connecticut Public and our venue hosts District Music Hall, guests may receive future marketing communications from all three organizations with the ability to easily opt-out as desired.


Organized by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Connecticut Public