WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE?
R.A.C.E. is hosting TWO opportunities to dialogue about race this spring!
EVERY MONDAY EVENING
May 6 – June 17
Church of the Good Shepherd
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(No meeting on Memorial Day)
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING
May 9 – June 13
Community Church of God
565 Jefferson St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
**All Dialogue sessions are from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm**
Both New and Past Dialogue participants are welcome!
WHO: You, the public. Free (thanks to the generous donation of
space by the churches), and open to all adults.
HOST: R.A.C.E. (Race And Conciliation Encounters) Facilitators, a
racially diverse group of adults dialoguing about race.
WHY: To raise self-awareness and understanding about how race
matters in all of our lives as well as to increase opportunities to talk about race in our community.
HOW: By people of different races coming together to listen to and
share their life experiences with race in a safe, respectful and non-judgmental environment, supported by facilitators of different racial backgrounds
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Monday Dialogue @ Church of the Good Shepherd, Ann Arbor
Thursday Dialogue @ Community Church of God, Ypsilanti
*Regular attendance is important for getting to know and trusting each other, so participants are asked to choose either Monday or Thursday evening and to attend as many of the six sessions as possible.
Please sign up by Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
When signing up, please provide your name, phone number and email address. Also specify which night of the week you are signing up to attend.
We’ll respond right away by email, confirming your participation and answering any of your questions. If emailing isn’t easy for you, please call Laurie at 734-665-7371 to sign up. If you use a wheelchair or need other accommodations, please let us know when you sign up.
PLEASE NOTE: R.A.C.E. sessions are designed to encourage dialogue as a form of deep communication and self-reflection. Community activism in this case means listening, talking and practicing openness toward our own attitudes and understanding of race.