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August 2020

Critical Thinking, Compassion, and Paths to Civic Engagement Workshops

August 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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January 2021

34th Annual City-wide Interfaith Worship Service

January 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Annual Citywide Interfaith Worship Service, presented by the San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, will feature several guest speakers who will present on various topics of faith and the legacy of Dr. King. You can watch live at https://www.sanantonio.gov/tvsa (Channel 21) or Catholic Television of San Antonio (Channel 15)

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DreamWeek: “LISTEN FOR A CHANGE” with Jen Hatmaker, Kimiya Denise & Dorian Williams

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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AUTHOR JEN HATMAKER, KIMIYA DENISE AND DR. DORIAN WILLIAMS WILL DISCUSS THE POWER OF LISTENING WHILE SUPPORTING RACIAL RECONCILIATION. DreamWeek & Pub Theology Panel with Author Jen Hatmaker, Activist Kimiya Denise, and Rev. Dorian Williams. Hosts: Pastor Gavin Rogers & Bekah McNeel & Rev. Dr. Keely Petty. Racial reconciliation is a matter of life or death in our nation and across the world; we can no longer accept the status quo and continue to divide and tacitly limit voices that…

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Texas A&M University – San Antonio Anti – Human Trafficking Conference

January 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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REGISTER ONLINE CYNTOIA BROWN IS OUR VIRTUAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER! The mission of the Texas A&M University-San Antonio Human Trafficking Prevention Panel and Conference is to bring awareness, promote self-advocacy for those in potential danger, and teach preventative measures. The goals of this conference will be to discuss the operations and dangers of trafficking. The conference will be covering the topics of grooming, internet safety, child pornography, sexual violence, sugar babies, dorm and campus safety. Attendees will learn how to defend…

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