March 16, 2023
Important Passages to Guide Us to Stand UP with Our Neighbors
Join us for meaningful Zoom conversations based on book excerpts from social justice literature that can impact how we live in community. No need to read the books before hand; we will share excerpts – that lead to discussion and understanding.
Each of our conversations will be strengthened by participation of the four local leaders who recommended one of the books. They are dedicated to helping neighbors live with each other based on our shared humanity across real and perceived differences.
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation, Linda Villarosa
Recommended by Anna Hollis, President and CEO, Amachi Pittsburgh
Thursday, March 16 – 7-8 pm
In Under the Skin, Linda Villarosa lays bare forces in the American health-care system and in American society that cause Black people to “live sicker and die quicker” compared to their white counterparts.. Anchored by unforgettable human stories and offering incontrovertible proof, Under the Skin is dramatic, tragic, and necessary reading.
Learn more about the series HERE
Mondays, 12:15-12:45 pm
Join Rabbi Ron Symons in discussion around the most important issues of our day. More than a current events class, these gatherings afford us the opportunity to ground our perspectives...