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Black Caucus Online Book Club Choices Announced

March 22, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

All are invited to join our Black Caucus Book Club discussions. Register with office to receive Zoom info for the April discussion of Toni Morrison’s The Origin of Others, & in June: Jemar Tisby’s The Color of Compromise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Huge Online Jam Sale for Camp Lilac

March 22, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Help Camp Lilac, a camp for transgender youth supported by FHC, by purchasing Ann Williams’ homemade jams online at Grandma Makes Stuff, by phone (216) 470-0074 or email. Sale prices for Blueberry, Cherry, Pear-Spice, Peach, Plum, Raspberry, Strawberry, Tropical Fruit jams; Apple Butter (small only); Apricot-Ginger Spread; & Grape Jelly: Prices: $3 – Small 8 oz. jar, $6 – Large 16 oz. jar, $25 – Medium USPS Priority Mail box full of 6 Large, 10 Small, or mix-n-match sizes). A Camp Lilac volunteer will deliver your jams or Ann can mail them at USPS rates.  All are low-sugar (but do have some), except for the apple butter, which has only apples and spices.

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Lenten Fellowship Zoom Movie Discussion: The Young Messiah ~ Wed Mar 17, @ 7pm

March 21, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Sign up through the office to participate in our Zoom movie review of The Young Messiah, Wed Mar 17 @ 7pm. Watch the film on Netflix beforehand and then join your church friends in reflecting on the experience.

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Join the Talk about Reparations: a 5-part series ~ Sat Mar 27

March 21, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Are reparations part of the solution to the seemingly intractable question of racial inequality? On Sat Mar 27, the Black Caucus will begin a 5-part series of ZOOM discussions on this prickly question. All are invited and encouraged to attend. The 1st meeting will focus on the Declaration of Independence & U.S. Constitution; the slave economy and its impact, and the abolitionist movement, particularly the role of Black abolitionists. This first installment concludes at the eve of the Civil War, setting the stage for our Apr 10 discussion on the Civil War and Reconstruction.

 

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One Great Hour of Sharing

March 21, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

This Lenten season, please give generously to One Great Hour of Sharing. One Great Hour of Sharing is the single, largest way that Presbyterians come together every year to work for a better world by sharing God’s love with our neighbors-in-need around the world. Click through for a video by member Danielle Cosgrove on the importance of your participation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Racial Equity Buddies Resource List

March 21, 2021 Kurt Haas

Books

Movies

Events, Podcasts, etc.

Exhibit: Undesign the Redline

An interactive exhibit exploring the history of race, class and U.S. housing policy, and how this legacy of inequity and exclusion continues to shape our communities. The exhibit seeks to spark a public discourse on how discriminatory federal policies from the 1930s continue to impact Cleveland neighborhoods today.

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral – Commons
October 7, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Location: 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Questions or reservations please contact Antoinette Taylor at 216-774-0453 or
email undesign@trinitycleveland.org
or email undesign@trinitycleveland.org

Podcast: Embrace Race

A nonprofit for caregivers (parents, teachers, family members, others) who want to raise children who are brave, informed and thoughtful about race. They have resources, a blog and monthly webinars. https://www.embracerace.org/

21-day Challenge

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland has a wonderful 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, with daily ideas to help you reflect, grow and learn. https://www.ywcaofcleveland.org/21-day-race-equity-challenge/

Cleveland State

Cleveland State is hosting many events for the 400th anniversary of Africans being brought, enslaved, to North America, including lectures, film screenings and activities. Learn more here.

Podcast: Code Switch

an NPR podcast hosted by journalists of color that is unflinchingly
honest and empathetic about race. n.pr/CodeSwitch

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“The Story of Shuffle Along” Free for February

February 28, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Karamu House and the Musical Theater Project are offering The Story of Shuffle Along online for free for the entire month of February! Register here to receive access to watch it free for the entire month. Member Treva Offutt collaborated on the show as both a performer and choreographer.

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Evening of African-American Music ~ Sun. Feb. 28, 7:30pm

February 28, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

The 7th annual Evening of African-American Music concert celebrating black artists, composers, and songs will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel and Facebook page Sun. Feb. 28 @ 7:30pm. Presented by our Black History Education Committee, the concert will feature Caleb Wright, the Alexander Wright ensemble & The Collective, Read the rest of this entry »

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