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July 2020

Worth Repeating: Reckoning with Racism

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Public Radio Facebook Live,

A Worth Repeating that explores racism in our city. San Antonians share their stories of self-realization about biases, latent racism or entitlement, experiencing racism personally, navigating the web of systemic, structural and institutional racism, addressing and confronting bias and racism in the real world and stories about activism and efforts to dismantle racism at every level. This Worth Repeating will be a virtual event on Facebook.

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Community Discussion: How To Be Anti-Racist

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE,

We voted, but we still got hella work to do before November. We're in a historic moment and it's our responsibility to better understand how to dismantle racism and advocate for antiracist policies. Join us Monday for a community conversation to learn more!

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August 2020

Redefining Normal: A Virtual Symposium for Educators

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
ONLINE,

A symposium for educators navigating the new normal in the classroom FREE, but pre-registration is required We are faced with the profound reality that many teachers are experiencing challenges both personally and professionally due to COVID-19. The Educator Symposium is a virtual opportunity to acknowledge and practically equip teachers for the upcoming school year. Please join us to hear from mental care experts and educators in our community about the challenges and opportunities in the coming school year.

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Critical Thinking, Compassion, and Paths to Civic Engagement Workshops

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ONLINE,

FREE, BUT REGISTRATION REQUIRED A free, virtual workshop for all San Antonio university and college educators. Faculty will learn methods to teach critical thinking, to guide students in strategies of sight, strategies of “empathetic accountability,” and effective compassionate agency. In the workshop,  faculty will learn methods to teach critical thinking, to guide students in strategies of sight, strategies of “empathetic accountability,” and effective compassionate agency. A small group of Religious Studies teachers will be in a cohort all year to…

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Hard Won – Not Done: A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE,

To receive a link to the celebration, please RSVP by August 20 at https://lwvsa.org/hard-won-not-done/ or to hardwonnotdone.lwvsa@gmail.com. The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area and Can We Talk? invite you to this virtual celebration to honor the hard work, courage, and perseverance of women —over the course of three centuries, from the 1800s to the present—who inspire us to continue working to make democracy not just aspirational, but reality for all. GUEST OF HONOR: Victoria DeFrancesco Soto,…

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September 2020

Lecture: “Homemade Citizenship” by Koritha Mitchell

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE,

Free, but you  must register HERE The public is invited to join us for this important lecture, "Homemade Citizenship: All But Inviting Injury," by Dr. Koritha Mitchell on Thursday, September 17 at 7 PM. Koritha Mitchell is an associate professor of African-American literature at the Ohio State University who obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. In 2011, University of Illinois Press published her book on a study of African-Americans titled Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance,…

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November 2020

FAITH IN HUMANITY: A Pre- and Post- Election Community Conversation PART 1

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This Zoom event will be facilitated by Rev. Ann Helmke and Rev. Wyndee E. Holbrook with guest "conversation starters" including Rev. Kan'Dace Brock, Rev. Bob Fuller, Simon Salas, and more. After our 6 conversation starters share in discussion, participants will likewise discuss in small groups. This is a powerful opportunity to bring our community together for civic and civil conversation. Register on Eventbrite. Hosted by: Interfaith San Antonio Alliance and Compassionate San Antonio Virtual via Zoom & powered by SACRD.org

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FAITH IN HUMANITY: A Pre- and Post- Election Community Conversation PART 2

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Faith in Humanity PART 2 continues the conversation begun on the eve of the 2020 presidential election. Time will tell the questions!... This Zoom event will be facilitated by Rev. Ann Helmke and Rev. Wyndee E. Holbrook with guest "conversation starters" including Rev. Kan'Dace Brock, Rev. Bob Fuller, Simon Salas, and more. After our 6 conversation starters share in discussion, participants will likewise discuss in small groups. This is a powerful opportunity to bring our community together for civic and…

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