Racial Awareness Festival

Friends, some of you are aware of our book Rise, Shine, Be Woke that was published recently.  Well, I am now delighted to share a few flyers with you to help increase awareness of the many ways in which our PW sisters on the east coast, specifically at National Capital Presbytery, Washington D.C.  are dismantling…Read more Racial Awareness Festival

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Reading Ramona and the Doctrine of Discovery

Remember the story of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson?  Well, I was inspired to read it this August when I was reading a far more scholarly book "Racism in California."  Just as I was finishing Ramona, I got this news from our Church: Denominations repent for Native American land grabs - PC(USA) joins ecumenical movement…Read more Reading Ramona and the Doctrine of Discovery

Anti-racism Overtures at GA 223

Recent Additions to the Anti-racism Digital Library: “223rd General Assembly PC(USA): Anti-racism,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed August 11, 2018, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/241. Anti-racism At GA 223 (June 2018). 150 pages. “Becoming the Beloved Community: Antiracism Resource Packet (short version),” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed August 11, 2018, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/244.  This is a short version of the 2010 publication by…Read more Anti-racism Overtures at GA 223

Join us! Embracing God’s Diversity, PW Santa Barbara Spring Gathering, April 7

The Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of Santa Barbara are pleased to invite you to their Spring Gathering. Please join us, bring a friend, spread the word. Program: Embracing God's Diversity. When: April 7th Saturday, 2018. Where: Carpinteria Community Pres Church, 1111 Vellecito Road, Carpinteria Speaker: Dr. Anita Coleman; Worship Leader: Rev.Janet Loughrey; Song Leader:…Read more Join us! Embracing God’s Diversity, PW Santa Barbara Spring Gathering, April 7

Recent Addition to the Anti-racism Digital Library

"And so I threw myself into the antiracism work of the Coming Together organization, which involved personal reflection on race, some education about systemic racism, and discussions. I began to push other things to the side—trying to heal an STD, trying to maintain my relationships in Michigan, trying to feel confident aside from my appearance,…Read more Recent Addition to the Anti-racism Digital Library

#WomensMarch #AntiraceDL Additions, #Antiracism Survey, More

Dear PW sisters, As your Synod representative to the PW Board/CCT, it is now time again to invite you to submit your PW synod, presbytery and church news. I will include them in my report to the PW Board/CCT, due Feb. 17th.  Also, below is my update with a list of Action Items. Thanks for your…Read more #WomensMarch #AntiraceDL Additions, #Antiracism Survey, More