An Invitation – to Conversations About Race, Gender, Poverty and Social Change
This Spring, join the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning for a series of interactive conversations about race, gender, poverty and social change. These guided conversations are a 1st step in a series of collaborative projects aimed at addressing some of the challenges/barriers to achieving the Just Intercultural society we are called toward as people of faith. Providing safe space to explore our personal relationship to the issues and how our individual place, in society, informs our ability to respond. These talks are meant to provide a more personalized complement to the learning events FILL will be offering around the same time.
We’re planning to meet on 4 Saturday afternoons, at 4:00pm Eastern/1:00pm Pacific: April 17, May 15, June 12 and June 26.
Please see here for a small package of materials meant to stimulate conversation on the themes of our conversations:
In the weeks leading up to our gathering, engage with the pieces in these documents that resonate with you. Ask yourself, how and why they speak to you. Additionally, choose one (1) of the questions provided to sit with in the coming weeks. Be prepared to talk about your answer to this question, when we meet.
To reserve your place and receive Zoom coordinates, please register below (same coordinates for all 4 conversations).
April 17 – Racism, Colonialism & Decolonization
May 15 – Gender Inequity and the Patriarchy
June 12 – Capitalism and Healing Poverty
June 26 – Social Change
Feel free to pass along this invite to others who may be interested in participating.
And consider joining us for our webinar on Wednesday, April 14th, at 3:00pm for A Seat At The Table: Journeying Towards Beloved Community. The first in a series of 4, this learning event complements our April 17th conversation (but is not a prerequisite to participate.) The webinar will be recorded and can be viewed later. Register for or view the Beloved Community and other webinars here.