RACE:  The POWER of an ILLUSION at Salem UMC, Council Bluffs

WhenThursday, April 20, 2017 at 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM
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WhereSalem, Council Bluffs
14955 Somerset Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Phone515-979-0605
Emailritac@mchsi.com
ContactRita Carter
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race--the power of an illusion coming soon poster - revised dec.pdf

RACE:  The POWER of an ILLUSION

RACIAL EQUITY AWARENESS

LEARNING EXCHANGES

     

WHY

  • Jesus calls us to love God and love neighbor.
  • Racial justice is an ongoing focus of United Methodist Women mission work.
  • We are called to live out the Charter for Racial Justice in our communities.
  • Racial disproportionality and disparity occur in Iowa.

WHAT      

  • RACE: The POWER of an ILLUSION (RPI) is a one-day guided educational experience that brings people from various backgrounds together to begin “courageous conversations” as they explore  intersections of race, equity, and child welfare guided by trained facilitators using a variety of resources.

TIME        

  • 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. on a weekday       

COST       

  • Learning Exchange is FREE!  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED &  LIMITED TO THE FIRST 35 TO CONTACT RITA CARTER!
  • There will be a free-will donation for lunch (or bring your own).

WHO

Faith community pastors, staff & members; foster parents, child advocates & professionals; interested community members. (0.5 UMC CEUs, SW CEUs, & foster parent credit hours available.)

WHEN & WHERE

During 2017 in at least four Iowa locations!

  • Thursday, April 20 – Salem UMC, Council Bluffs  

SPONSORED BY 

  • Iowa Conference United Methodist Women in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Human Services

CO-SPONSORED BY  

  • Iowa Chapter-Methodist Federation for Social Action, Southeast District (UMC) Latino Task Force, Iowa Conference UMC Board of Church and Society, Iowa Conference UMC Commission on Religion & Race, AFSC—Immigrant Justice Program,

Contact Rita Carter, ritaac@mchsi.com or 515-979-0605 for questions/reservations.