[act-ma] Fwd: Listening for Race and Class - April 19th, 2012 6pm

Myrna Morales myrna at communitychangeinc.org
Mon Apr 9 06:00:33 PDT 2012

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> Listening for Race and Class
> An Evening with Beth Roy
>  Thursday, April 19th, 2012
> 6 - 8:30 pm
> Beth Roy
> Beth Roy is a trained therapist and sociologist who has written  
> extensively about race, class, gender and conflict mediation. Her  
> talk will concern how to listen deeply in discussions that involve  
> issues of race and class.
> Moderated by
> Robbie McCauley, performance artist, theater director, and story- 
> circle expert.
> We all have the ability to tell our own story, the hard part is  
> often genuinely listening to the stories of others, especially when  
> they conflict with our own perspectives. For the Boston/Busing  
> Desegregation Project to be truly successful, we have to build our  
> capacity to listen deeply, an act which can be particularly  
> challenging when issues of race and class are so deeply entwined.
> Thursday, April 19th, 6:00-8:30 pm
> Northeastern University, 240 Dockser Hall
> light refreshments will be served
> This event is a part of the Boston Busing/Desegregation Project  
> Capacity Building Series, a project of Union of Minority  
> Neighborhoods Co-sponsored by: the Civil Rights and Restorative  
> Justice Project, the Northeastern Writing Program, and Community  
> Change, Inc.
> 14 Beacon Street Suite 605
> Boston, Massachusetts 02108
> 617-523-0555
> 8:00AM-5:00PM

"My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of  
my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity."  - Malcolm X
"Solidarity means that even if you win, you stand with everyone until  
everyone wins." - Morrigan Phillips

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