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Sacred Conversation on Race - A Series for White People


  • The Box 425 Boardman Avenue Traverse City, MI, 49684 United States (map)

In these times, ripe for change, be inspired to think again about what it means to be a positive presence in our world. We know that as white people we have work to do to understand our privilege and what it means to be a good ally of people of color in a divided society. We will explore these and other concepts as well as where we see racism in our daily lives. We are excited to offer these discussions.

The conversation will be most valuable if participants commit to all 4 weeks. Rev. Jody Betten, white pastor and teacher, seeking to inspire dialogue around race, will be the facilitator. 

4 Consecutive Sundays from 3-5pm at The Box

  • April 8 - An Autobiography through the lens of race
  • April 15 - Whiteness as the Norm: Reflections on how this evidenced and experienced in America
  • April 22 - The Cash Value of Whiteness - How the criminal justice system advantages whites
  • April 29 - Becoming an Ally

Sponsored by NREC and New Waves UCC Church

Earlier Event: April 7
Queer Prom