Connect with SURJ Marin!
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June 30 (was May 26) 12pm – 2pm, Study & Action Potluck Come join us as we eat tasty food, discuss the works of visionary writers and artists of color, and encourage each other towards new forms of action, growth, and resistance! Sign up with your email address to receive the reading at the beginning of the month.
Wednesday, July 10, 6:00 – 8:00pm, Casual Meetup Drop-in from 6pm – 8pm at Peet’s Coffee, 5800 Northgate Dr, San Rafael. Let’s talk together about racial justice, and your experiences here in Marin. Bring a friend and join the conversation!
Saturday, July 13, 10am – 1pm Transforming White Fragility and Embodying Resilience: Based on the bestselling book by Robin D’Angelo, White Fragility is a term that defines a reaction to difficult conversations and criticism. This workshop will teach us how to be able to define a white fragility situation, become aware of our own fragility responses, and learn to shift into a more resilient state. The goal is to build capacity to practice embodying a more open reaction in order to stay engaged. Register online: https://transformwhitefragility.eventbrite.com
Sunday, July 28, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Racial Justice Book Discussion: There There by Tommy Orange is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.
Corte Madera Library, 707 Meadowsweet Dr. Find more information on these discussions here.
Other actions and events in Marin
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Does Income Inequality Hurt Us All? Views and Voices programs at the Mill Valley Library, 375 Throckmorton Ave:
June 3, 7pm-9pm, The Divide documentary screening and discussion – register here
June 24, 7pm-8:30pm, Evicted by Matthew Desmond, book club discussion – register here
May 29 – June 28, Redemption: Stitching and Weaving Guatemalan Art and Spirit & Beyond the Image, El Salvador, 1990- 1996, Art Exhibit hosted by Congregation Kol Shofar Temple in collaboration with the Multicultural Center of Marin & with support of the local Mayan and El Salvadoran community. Artist reception: June 13, 6:30 – 8:30pm RSVP here
June 29, 10am – 6:30pm, 3rd Annual Marin City Juneteenth Community Festival Our 3rd Annual observance commemorates the delayed announcement to the enslaved in Texas of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Many call this important day a 4th of July for African-Americans. Held in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by trees, the event features live bands: Jazz Fusion, R&B, Afro World, Blues; a Community Gospel Choir and Local Talent. Cozy Food Court offers delicious meals for all tastes. Shop in our African Marketplace or Youth Enterprise Zone. Free Admission. Purchase a VIP Ticket for special service-perfect for venerable elders & those with special needs. Find tickets and information here.
July 8, 2pm, Golden Gate Village Resident’s Council sign-making party, Marin City Senior Center
July 16, 12:30pm, Golden Gate Village Resident’s Council rally before the Marin County Board of Supervisors’ meeting at the Marin Civic Center.
July 16, 1:30pm, Marin County Board of Supervisors’ meeting with the Marin County Housing Authority – issues to be addressed related to contract with a developer for Golden Gate Village in Marin City.
Find news on upcoming events and actions throughout the Bay Area at SURJ Bay Area’s website!