Many Faith Communities in our area are struggling with being welcoming and inclusive to all. What does that look like? What are the hurdles to creating true community? The speaker, Vanessa Julye*, will discuss how to assess a Faith Community in terms of racism and other biases, and the difficulties inherent in moving toward a more inclusive, inviting community.
What is it that creates the divides between us, and what can we do to bridge those gaps?
Donations gratefully accepted – please pay as you feel led.
* Vanessa Julye is a Quaker and Coordinator for the Committee for Nurturing Ministries focusing on the Racism and Youth Ministries Programs, of Friends General Conference. She is the author of Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice.
Sponsored by Boulder Friends Meeting (Quakers), with gratitude to the Racial Justice Ministry of Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder for hosting this event.