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• Key messages about the phenomena of fire • Planning, management and tools for recovering from fire & fire prevention/risk mitigation • Working with community groups, service providers, policy makers & legislators AEDT (GMT+11) - Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 - 0700:0900 CET (GMT+1) - Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 - 2100:2300 MST (GMT-7) - Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 - 1300:1500 PST (GMT-8) - Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 - 1200:1400Find out more »
A little over ten years ago, Joy DeGruy authored the book Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Enduring Legacy of Injury and Healing, which addresses the residual impacts of trauma on African descendants in the Americas. Today it is a useful guide to understanding how this legacy has heavily influenced our current moment, from racial disparities in our prisons, to the racial education gap, to social justice movements like Black Lives Matter. The book opens up the discussion of how we…Find out more »
From May to October 2017, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity (IM4HI) along with the Free SF Coalition facilitated 16 Sanctuary Dialogues: Migrant Voices in the Pulpit/Bimah/Minbar/Sangha in Bay Area congregations and organizations in order to expand our moral vision around sanctuary and actions toward community safety. During a Sanctuary Dialogue, speakers share their migration journeys at congregations’ worship services while also bringing awareness to the impacts of current and historical immigration and criminal justice systems. We worked with 7 immigrant…Find out more »
In her new book, So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America. She addresses head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, So You Want to Talk About Race answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that…Find out more »
We know the Earth is warming. But we are scrambling to learn how that may affect California’s varied plants and animals, including humans. Learn about recent findings, including what is known so far of impacts of the recent North Bay fires, from Dr. David Ackerly, UC Berkeley Professor of Integrative Biology. Dr. Ackerly’s work focuses on how climate change is affecting California’s biodiversity. Much of his research is carried out at Pepperwood Preserve near Santa Rosa. Refreshments 7 PM, talks…Find out more »