Earth Day Webinar: When White Folks Catch A Cold – A Black Church Huddle on Health & Environmental Justice

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COVID-19 has pulled back the covers on the layers of environmental injustice that confront the African American community. In many cities across the country, Black people have the highest rates of coronavirus infection, are being forced into health hazards on the job, and are experiencing price gouging at the market and long lines for free groceries. These scenarios are not new, but how they relate to environmental justice is not always clear. Join members of the Black Church community on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - Earth Day - for a conversation designed to inform and ignite action to address the current and coming challenges facing the African American community. Featuring: Sha'Von Terrell, MCRP Dr. John Kinney Dr. LaShauna Austria Rev. Michael Smith Rev. Morris Henderson RSVP Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7T3LtZg1TUGGPr_vZ-qlJQ

Earth Day 2020: Black, Green & Traumatized

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Environmental trauma has lasting and catastrophic impacts on our community. To address this reality, the Center for Food Faith and Justice has joined forces with Green The Church, Seeds for Peace and the Black Church Food Security Network on Earth Day April 22nd @ 3pm PT/6pm ET, to host a "Black, Green & Traumatized" webinar. All are impacted by COVID-19, but not equally. The facts are that African Americans are dying at higher rates from this deadly virus than other races. Largely because Black communities face a disproportionate burden of environmental toxins because of where they live, work and worship.  African Americans often appear marginalized in a system that values the natural world while devaluing Black and Brown bodies as part of the created order. This discussion will address the intersection of environmental justice and mental health in the African American community and solutions toward avenues of equity in this era of COVID-19 and climate justice. Register Today: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xAL8ZFbBSEuh8kVKMULxjg

Healing Black Lives – Online Retreat

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Join us for HEALING BLACK LIVES, a day of healing specifically for people of the African diaspora. In this time of physical distancing, we are offering a modified retreat via Zoom's online video platform. During these tumultuous times, many of us are bombarded with images and reports that Black community will be most heavily impacted by this current public health threat which is perpetuated by structural racism, classism and other marginalization. We know that as tides rise, it is often Black folks that suffer the greatest consequences. Witnessing the current impact on ourselves, our loved ones, and communities carries physical and spiritual weight. Gather in sacred (virtual) community affirming that OUR BLACK LIVES MATTER. Facilitated by: Rev. Kamal Hassan & Xan West, the retreat includes: Practices for sustainability, resilience, and spiritual well-being Community connection and support Finding strength in ourselves and one another Sharing hopes and visions PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED so we can send you the information to securely access Zoom. Tuition is sliding scale with scholarships available and no one ever turned away for lack of funds. Click to register: bit.ly/healingblacklives

BBAAC Presents – DSTUCount: Black Life & Livelihood

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BBAAC Presents #DSTUCount: Black Life & Livelihood ✊🏿🌡 Join us for an online meeting Saturday, April 25 2020 at 12 pm on the Census, Black Health and COVID-19. We are living in a world today we’re our accurate count and staying informed during a health crisis is very crucial to our survival. In addition, we have partnered with @eastoaklandcollective and @ekokitchensf to distribute 222 meals for lunch during this time to our underrepresented communities. Please spread the word and we’ll see you virtually Saturday! RSVP here: www.dstucount.eventbrite.com Zoom Meeting Info: HTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/89173679572 MEETING ID: 891 7367 DIAL IN NUMBER +(669) 900-6833 Presenters include: Laurissa Wells, U.S. Census Bureau Not Hard to Count But Hard to Convince Soror Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters Decisions for Elections 2020 Louis Shackelford, HANC Legacy Project Updates in HIV/AIDS prevention Dr. Jocelyn Freeman-Garrick, Highland Hospital Emergency Dept. COVID-19 in the Bay Area Stephan Wallace, PhD, HIV Vaccine Trials Network COVID-19 in Black Communities #DTUCount #BBAAC #SocialAction #HealthyLifestyles #Cencus2020 #BlackHealth #Community #BayArea #Elections2020 #Covid19 #HIV #AIDS United Way Zoom Meeting Info: HTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/89173679572 MEETING ID: 891 7367 DIAL IN NUMBER +(669) 900-6833

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Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series – Featuring Stacey Abrams

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Join us online Monday, April 27, at 7 pm for "Making Your Voice Count", a broadcast featuring Stacey Abrams with Congresswoman Barbara Lee, introduced by the Hon. Elihu M. Harris. To view, visit: http://learn.nonprofitleadershipalliance.org/BLEHLecture   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQKyxusc1OY Co-Produced by the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center and Peralta Community College District

UC Berkeley Social Welfare – Trauma-Informed Approaches for Resilience during Covid-19

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Dr. Joyce Dorado and Dr. Susan Stone will discuss practical strategies for addressing pandemic-related trauma and stress in individuals and systems (e.g. educational, child welfare, public health) through the lens of trauma-informed principles based in the science of trauma, stress, resilience, and healing. How might the disruptions of the COVID-19 crisis affect individuals and organizations in the short term, and how can we prevent a second epidemic of acute and chronic trauma-related difficulties? What science-based tools can we use to navigate this challenging time? **There will be a Facebook Live. Please feel free to submit your questions in advance at bit.ly/BC_042820 ** Learn more about this and other upcoming #BerkeleyConversations at bit.ly/BC_COVID19_2020

Pacific School of Religion – Being Spiritually Rooted Leaders in the Time of Covid-19

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As we seek to respond to the challenges of this moment with vision, resilience, and skill, PSR will be offering Tuesday webinars with perspectives from our faculty, staff, alumni, and broader community. Hosted by Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy and Dr. Susan Abraham, each week’s webinar will draw on the richness of our theological, spiritual, and academic traditions to offer perspective, reflections on the lectionary readings for the following Sunday, and practical ideas for worship and community life. Zoom details below. We’d appreciate your registering here: https://forms.gle/J1Y2PgJRfdXYm7MKA Please Join the Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/521354788 Meeting ID: 521 354 788 Additional Zoom Info: One tap mobile +16699006833,,521354788# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,521354788# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 253 215 8782 US +1 301 715 8592 US +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 521 354 788 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aed9oFJaV1 PS: If you missed our previous weeks’ webinars, you can now watch them on our Youtube channel. We hope you’ll share this link with your colleagues, community, and friends: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Iuo6mvduxtutsiaD_6_rw

Virtual Town Hall: Parental Stress During A Pandemic

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Please join Supervisor Keith Carson for a Virtual Town Hall on Parental Stress During a Pandemic, Monday, May 18, 2020, 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Parenting is hard under normal circumstances, and now parents are having to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic while sheltering at home. Add in financial instability, uncertainty about work, and general worry about the health and well-being of your loved ones, it can feel overwhelming. As we all continue to shelter in place, it is a good time to check-in with parents to talk about their stress and the mental health impacts on children, as well as share advice for coping and resources available to help. PANELISTS: Mary Jayne Sims, Ph.D Psychological Services UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Kim San Gabriel, AMFT Family Support Coordinator Family Paths, Inc. Carla Keener, Director of Programs, First 5 Alameda County WAYS TO JOIN THIS MEETING: Online: https://zoom.us/j/96138800139 Phone: (888) 475-4499 (Toll Free) or (408) 638-0968 Webinar ID: 961 3880 0139

Census 2020: A Virtual Town Hall for African American & Latinx Communities

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Please join Alameda County Supervisors Keith Carson and Nate Miley for a Virtual Town Hall to discuss creative ways to raise awareness about Census 2020 in African American and Latinx Communities. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:00 PM Join via Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/y9z86rza Meeting ID: 933 3015 8734 Password: 771668 We will address challenges to Census participation such as: Digital disconnect Seniors sheltering in place alone Disability Homelessness Low interest/survival mode Mistrust It is important that everyone in Alameda County be counted. Let’s rally for one big push to promote Census Self Response! Questions? Call (510) 272-6694 or email bosd4@acgov.org

Twenty-Third Ave: Faith & Justice Roundtable

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The Twenty-third Avenue Church of God of Oakland, California is hosting a conversation addressing Faith & Justice. Our nation is facing challenges that need robust solutions. People of faith must respond by speaking up for the poor and marginalized. Panelist include: Pastor Demetries Edwards, Host Senator Kamala Harris Jim Lyon Bishop Timothy Clarke Pastor Ben McBride Watch Live: https://www.facebook.com/23rdAvenueCOG/live  

 

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