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Register Now for Delving Deeper: Race & Well-being Workshop

June 13, 2019

Registration is open for the Delving Deeper: Race & Well-Being workshop coming up on Saturday morning, September 14, 2019.  Delving Deeper will feature Dr. Marcus Campbell, Aracely Canchola and Taya Kinzie, LSCW–Evanston Township High School’s best–engaging participants in a deeper look at the interconnectedness of race and well-being, reflecting on personal identity and biases as they relate to our relationships with others.  The workshop is intended for a wide variety of community practitioners: social workers and social service agency staff; teachers and educational administrators; law enforcement personnel; first responders; as well as clergy and children’s & youth workers.   The workshop will highlight how healing-centered engagement and restorative and sustaining practices are key to understanding the number and complexities of needs in the lives of those we serve and support.   

Delving Deeper will be on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at First UMC in Downers Grove, Illinois.  Register by September 6th at this link. After that date, call 773-316-8892 to ensure space available.  The $25 fee includes lunch.

Delving Deeper is the third annual Skin in the Game workshop sponsored by United Voices for Children and the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church seeking to challenge and equip religious and community leaders to overcome the deleterious effects of racism in our communities and our families.  

You can download a flyer to share with others here: Delving Deeper flyer.   

Direct any questions to unitedvoicesforchildren@gmail.com