October 8, 2023
One Bexley hosted award-winning journalist and author Laura Meckler for a discussion about her book, "Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity." The discussion was hosted by Bexley community member Kumi Walker.
The Washington Post’s national education writer visited the Bexley Public Library on Sunday, October 8, to read from and discuss her new book Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity.
In Dream Town, Ms. Meckler asks, “Can a community of well-intentioned people fulfill the promise of racial integration in America?” Plan to attend to learn about the successes and roadblocks that Shaker Heights, Ohio has faced in working toward racial equity and how it might serve as a roadmap for communities like Bexley. Learn more about the award-winning journalist and her work online.
October 1, 2023
About 200 Bexley residents shared a meal with friends and neighbors on Sunday, October 1, during One Bexley's first Community Dinner on Drexel. The event saw Drexel Avenue at Main Street transformed into an elegant outdoor dining room. The event brought community members and leaders together to share dinner, conversation, and deepen community belonging together.