[act-ma] Fwd: Listening for Race and Class - April 19th, 2012 6pm
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
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everyone wins." - Morrigan Phillips
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