Learn about the history of San Diego’s, our congregation’s, & our denomination’s roles as institutions that have caused harm to IP/POC (Indigenous People/People of Color). For a look at our city’s role, read “How Segregation Defined San Diego’s Neighborhoods” voiceofsandiego.org/neighborhoods/how-segregation-defined-san-diegos-neighborhoods/.
Watch KPBS’s “First People – Kumeyaay” (51:42) an Emmy-nominated file about the Kumeyaay Nation—currently comprised of 13 reservations scattered across San Diego County & 4 in northern Baja California at video.kpbs.org/video/kpbs-presents-first-people/?fbclid=IwAR28ZmHI6pd1ghVEa4sB3GSrDRcN6zHo14LVbYAXFUnNNoGq0qxriS_D7Nc.
Watch (or re-watch) the Sunday, October 6, Message “Reflections on Discomfort” presented by Beloved Conversations Retreat Leader, Rhonda Brown, & our own Pat Gordon & Scott GrantSmith firstuusandiego.org/beloved-conversations-reflections-on-discomfort-by-rhonda-brown-pat-gordon-scott-grantsmith-10619. After reflecting on the message, consider signing up for the February/March 2020 Beloved Conversations session. Information & session days/times are on the Journey Toward Wholeness webpage.
We all know the subject of race can be difficult. Watch Mellody Hobson’s Ted Talk “Color Blind or Color Brave?” to hear why she thinks it’s so important to start talking about race to make for a better society.
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