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cancelled: ACT: Treasure Both the Minds and Hearts of Students

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

Free

Please bring a bag lunch

Trainers: Susan Kennedy Marx, an activist, life‐long educator, and trainer in the field of social change and social justice, holds an EDD in Counseling and Administration; and James Arana, social worker, community organizer, and group facilitator with 35 years of experience working in the U.S. and internationally, through the Men’s Resource Center, Men’s Resources International, and MERGE for Equality,  as well as other organizations, to prevent violence and promote dialogue across race, class, andgender.

Susan Kennedy Marx
Susan Kennedy Marx
James Arana
James Arana

Class Description: This class will offer experiential practices that deepen analysis and expand strategies for social change, based on the values of justice and inclusion, in schools, homes, and communities. Participants will connect with each other, and discuss how we can make a positive impact to diminish entrenched societal biases. Together we will explore issues of awareness, belonging, and how to converse across lines  of  difference in  diverse  settings.  New,  research‐based  paths  tounderstanding, action rooted in the value of justice for all, and sources of hope will be explored as well. Asking the question, “where is open?” for each one of us, across our different lived experiences, will prompt us to see, know, and treasure each student authentically.

Details

Date:
March 7, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Holyoke Community College, The Kittredge Center, Room 303
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040 United States
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