Greater Ecumenical Catholic Communion

Join the ECC Community as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hosts important conversations about racism and how to work diligently to end it.

TWO Opportunities for Anti-Racism Training & Healing
Presented by The ECC Truth & Reconciliation Commission  


“My Grandmother’s Hands” Book Club Wednesdays – January 5th to March 18th
 
Join the ECC Truth & Reconciliation Commission for a winter book club on Resmaa Menakem’s My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending our Hearts and Bodies. We will be meeting virtually every other Wednesday over the course of 12 weeks starting January 5th from 5:30-7:00pm Pacific time to discuss and practice the embodied exercises to help heal from the racial trauma that lives in our bodies. All bodies are welcome to join in this work, and it is important to mention that this book specifically focuses on white bodies, black bodies, and police bodies. This is a great way to live into any New Year’s resolutions related to your healing, liberation, or anti-racism work, and do it in community rather than alone! Space is limited so sign up today through this form: https://forms.gle/1SR89qhYcKqWZcJP7. Any questions please direct to Jenn Reyes Lay at jreyeslay@gmail.com.   

IN SOLIDARITY – ANTI-RACISM WORKSHOP Facilitated by Deacon Joan Crawford   Friday Evening – January 14th  Saturday – January 15th    Do you want a multi-racial church? If so, Are you willing to be multi-cultural? Are you willing to be inclusive and shift from “white centrality”? Are you willing to share power and decision-making?   Explore these questions and learn how to work in solidarity with the African American community and other People of Color  
Friday – JANUARY 14TH – African American Spirituality PACIFIC                 MOUNTAIN            CENTRAL           EASTERN TIME 4:30pm – 7:30pm   5:30PM – 8:30PM  6:30PM – 9:30PM  7:30PM – 10:30PM  

Saturday – JANUARY 15TH – Black/White Race Perspectives, Systemic Racism, Ally Strategies PACIFIC               MOUNTAIN       CENTRAL              EASTERN 8:AM – 4:00PM    9AM – 5PM       10AM – 6PM          11AM -7PM    For more details CONTACT Deacon Joan at insolidarity@joancrawford.org
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER https://forms.gle/ExK7xAJzRuQfKena9
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