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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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