West Seattle Event Calendar

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Feb
24
Sat
2018
‘Let’s Talk Race’ series: The Creation of Whiteness @ Fauntleroy Church/YMCA
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Creation of Whiteness

Saturday, February 24, 2018

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fauntleroy Church UCC/YMCA: 9140 California Ave SW
Free event, register here: tinyurl.com/RaceSeries2

This half-day workshop will explore the history of why white identity was intentionally created, how it has functioned to legitimize oppression, and what people of all racial identities can do to challenge the false ideal of whiteness in our culture. Participants will be asked to reflect on how whiteness plays a role in their lives, through storytelling and dialogue.

There will also be an opportunity for race-based caucusing. This event is an opportunity for connection, learning, healing, growth, and conversation.

Free Child Care and Community Dinner Provided

For more information and accessibility needs contact nafasi@dnda.org

Let’s Talk Race @ Fauntleroy Church
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The second event in this series organized by the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association will be at Fauntleroy Church on Saturday, Feb. 24, 1-6 pm in Fellowship Hall. The Creation of Whiteness workshop will use storytelling and dialogue to explore the history of why white identity was created, how it has legitimized oppression, and what people of all racial identities can do to challenge whiteness as the ideal in American culture. Free childcare and dinner. Learn more and register at www.dnda.org/raceseries.

Feb
27
Tue
2018
The Opiate Crisis in Our Community: What Families Need to Know @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Opiate Epidemic in our Community: What Families Need to Know

National advocate and speaker Melissa Weiksnar will discuss her personal experience of losing her 20-year-old daughter Amy to drug overdose. Amy was a nursing student at Boston College. Melissa weaves the spirituality of the Stations of the Cross in this special presentation on current trends, facts about addiction and treatment, and the reality of recovery. Join us at Our Lady of Guadalupe on Tuesday, February 27th from 6:30-8 pm in the Walmesley Center (3410 SW Myrtle) for this important presentation. Ms. Weiksnar will also be speaking at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Seattle on Sunday, 2/25 at 1:30 pm and at St. James Cathedral on Monday, 2/26 at 6:30 pm.

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