Cross-Cultural, Urban, Reformed, Ecumenical

Community Events

Community-Driven Curriculum
Spring Course Calendar: Healing and Equipping

All programming will be hosted on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and teach-ins hosted on various Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
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Public Education Conversations
hosted monthly on the 1st Thursday from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

March
“Beyond Bars: Woman Wisdom and Holistic Healing”
moderated by Avalon Betts-Gaston, BA, JD
Thursday, March 4th - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CST

Register Here.
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Book Conversations
hosted monthly on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Book Study on “Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger”
Facilitated by Drs. Lis Valle and Stacy Williams
2nd and 4th Thursdays of February, March and April - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Register Here.

Purchase your book here.

If you are experiencing financial difficulties and cannot purchase the book, email Grace Okerson at sbiintern@mccormick.edu
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Communal Healing Space
hosted monthly on various dates from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 16th
Ashé Living will lead us through the practice of ecstatic dance. “Ecstatic Dance is a radical act of reclaiming the wholeness of our body, mind, and spirit. It’s a movement meditation led by intentionally chosen music that leads you through a journey of emotional exploration through rhythm.”

Register Here.

Thursday, April 15th
Haji Healing Salon will lead us through the practice of restorative yoga, beginning with a brief interview on yoga as healing by Dr. Stephanie Crumpton.

Register Here.
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Teach-ins
Offered half-day and hosted (3) times throughout the curriculum on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

May
“Know Your Power as a Juror”
Facilitated by the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
Saturday, May 1st - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST

Learn more about this Teach-In.

Register Here.
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*Information on the next two stops on our journey, Historical Memory & Justice and Reparations and Radical Imagination are forthcoming. Stay tuned and save the dates for upcoming events.*