Re: Wonderful Speakers for Community For All
From: Fiona Frank (fionafrankgmail.com)
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 02:06:26 -0700 (PDT)
Hi trying this way - I would like a place for Lancaster Cohousing residents
please at this conference ! What do we do?

On Monday, 10 August 2020, Karen Gimnig <karencohous [at] gmail.com> wrote:

> We're getting more and more excited about our upcoming Community For All
> event.  You can find all the information and REGISTER here:
> https://www.cohousing.org/2020-all/
>
> In the meantime, here's a taste of what we'll learn that day.
>
> Stories from BIPOC Cohousers
>
> Joi Faison, Rosemary Linares and Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom will share their
> experiences of living in cohousing as women of color. Moderator, Crystal
> Bryd Farmer, will guide the conversation and take your questions. Bring
> your curiosity, you might just hear something that surprises you.
>
> Yana Ludwig
>
> Class, Culture and Community
>
> We will take a brief look at how class and classism affect our attempts to
> create functional communities. Class differences and tensions are present
> in almost every community project, and when unaddressed, this creates a
> number of barriers for getting the culture we want, and to one of the most
> common community goals: affordability. Yana will offer some tips and
> exercises for getting into a productive conversation about class.
>
> Joe Cole
>
> What’s in a Name?
>
> How a shift in values from diversity to racial equity guided a community
> name change process, while revealing that we still have a long way to go to
> overcome racism in ourselves and in our mostly white community. We’ll talk
> strategies for expanding racial awareness, addressing racism and white
> privilege, and building resilience for the path ahead.
>
> Fresh “Lev” White
>
> Beauty and Diversity
> Invoking and acknowledging the importance of the beauty and diversity in
> nature we’ll reflect on ‘us’ as a product of its brilliance. Looking at
> ways our culture is richer because of the diversity of people who
> contribute to it, we’ll learn to welcome our similarities, and honor are
> differences as opportunities for growth.
>
> --
> Karen Gimnig
> Communications Director
> The Cohousing Association of the US
> www.cohousing.org
> 678-705-9007
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