March Food For Thought Program: “Listening to Black Lives Matter”

Follen’s Adult Programs Task Force invites you to our third monthly

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

A Community Meal for All Ages

+ Social Time

+ Thought-Provoking Program

Food and Childcare provided!

Thursday, March 16, 6-8pm, Follen Community Center

 (Above: Didi Delgado from BLM Cambridge, Myrna Morales from
Community Change, Inc., and Tanya Tedesco from SURJ)

This month’s program:

Learning from Black Lives Matter

Is Black Lives Matter part of a new civil rights movement?

How can we take part and / or become better allies?

How does racism and anti-racism impact your spiritual life?

We’ll welcome guest speakers from:
  • Black Lives Matter Cambridge
  • Standing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
  • Community Change, Inc.

Moderated by Follenite Rev. Parisa Parsa

After we hear from our speakers, we’ll break into smaller groups to consider
the role of racism and supporting racial justice in our own lives and
how we, as UUs, are called to action.
Part of a larger, on-going discussion about Follen becoming an actively anti-racist congregation, including possibly taking a public stand
in support of the Movement for Black Lives

No RSVPs necessary.
Please come as you are able.

Food for Thought Format:
6:00pm: Social time, greeting and seating
6:15: A community meal — food provided (to make it easy on you!)
Brief blessing from Rev. Claire
6:45: Interesting program on various topics, with speakers and small-group activities
7:45: Closing ritual, social time
Kids: All ages welcome for community dinner. 
Program for all interested, with childcare available
for those who prefer coloring to panel discussions.  Share your ideas and feedback: adult_programs@follen.org.