Vital Conversations – Book Discussion of Caste: Part 7

Sunday, June 20, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Shonagh Taruza will lead us in the wrap up conversation for the last part of the book, Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson. The conversations around Caste have been honest, difficult and enriching this spring; you won’t want to miss this last session!

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Open Table: Conversations About Faith and the Bible – Black Spirituality Study in June

Tuesdays, June 22, noon-1 p.m.

Thursdays, June 24, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

What do ring shouts, hush arbors and laments/joy have in common? They are all facets of Black spirituality. Join us for a three-week study on the path of Black spirituality and how we connect with it. The text used for this session of Open Table is Joy Unspeakable, by Barbara Holmes. Open Table will be taking a summer break in July and August.

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Join the Thursday Zoom meetings here.

Access Team (Sponsor of Disabilities Awareness Talks): A Conversation With Dr. Karriem Watson

Sunday, June 27, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Dr Karriem S. Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH is a research scientist and associate director of Community Outreach and Engagement for the University of Illinois in Chicago (and a UM alum)! Dr Watson will talk about community health and science in the BIPOC community, and how allyship is so important to us all.

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