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Families of Color Seattle hosts upcoming community dialogues on race and family



Photo courtesy of FOCS

 

Local nonprofit Families of Color Seattle is hosting a series of community dialogues starting this fall that continue into the winter. The dialogues are open to all Seattleites, focusing on issues of race and family. Childcare is provided during the dialogues, and attendance is free.

The first dialogue, Talking Race, kicks off on October 10 from 10:30 am to 1 pm at Seattle Girls' School, with a keynote from Sharon Chang, scholar, parent and activist.

The community dialogues take place as follows:

 

Talking Race, Identity & Racism

Saturday, Oct 10, 10:30 am to 1 pm, Seattle Girls' School

 

Multiracial Families 

Friday, Nov 13, 5 to 8 pm (potluck), hosted at The Bush School

 

Anti-Bias Education & Schools

Saturday, Dec 5, 10:30 am to 1 pm, hosted at Garfield Community Center

 

Anti-Racist Birthing

Friday, Jan 22, 5 to 8 pm (potluck), location TBD

 

Transracial Adoption Experiences

Saturday, Feb 27, 10:30 am to 1 pm, location TBD

 

RSVP on the organization’s online calendar. Information on the dialogues is available on the Facebook event page.

For questions, email admin@focseattle.com. Contact for donations of in-kind space and volunteers for each dialogue committee. 

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