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Vanderbilt Divinity School Second Annual Womanist Ethnography & Black Women's Vocation
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Vanderbilt Divinity School Second Annual Womanist Ethnography & Black Women's Vocation

This year we bring to the table women from the United States, the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Mexico, as well as women who are whose vocation takes form in (the combination of) congregational ministry, social justice activism, theological education, chaplaincy, and public spirituality and care. Some are professors, graduate students,and pastors; some are artists, poets, lawyers, painters, and all are radical change agents in her/their own way. Some identify as straight, lesbian, queer; black, brown, Afro-Puerto-Rican, Afro-Latina, African American, African Caribbean, Mexican, southern, northern, and rural. And more. We are a diverse group of black, brown, women ethnographers who know our stories/our lives matter.


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to Nov 7

Freedom Road's Fall Ruby Woo Pilgrimage 2019

The #RubyWooPilgrimage is a sacred journey through the intersectional story of the struggle of women for equality in the U.S. This pilgrimage is being carefully curated to bring together a diverse group of women committed to journeying together.

Imagine boarding a bus with a diverse group of about 40 fabulous women to embark on a three-day journey through the intersectional struggle of women for electoral justice in the U.S.

Imagine walking on the land where women clasped hands in the past and took bold steps forward toward their own and each other’s freedom.

Imagine, at the half-way point in our journey—exactly one year from Election Day 2020,  a 1/2 day Women of Faith Summit. The Ruby Woo Pilgrimage will join women from across the country coming together to discern our common interests and values as we move toward Election 2020.

Imagine sharing your heart and listening to the hearts of other women; thriving, struggling, nurturing, challenging, facing down, standing up, holding on, and running forward.

Imagine walking through the halls of Congress in lock-step—red lips blazing—prepared to speak truth to power.

Applications are now closed. Find out about the next pilgrimage at

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to Nov 15

Rev. Jen Bailey @ Upswell Chicago

Upswell Chicago isn’t a conference. It’s a high-energy, three-day experience in community building, where changemakers of every stripe are invited to learn, share, connect, and re-charge. It’s where local know-how meets national ambition in to bridge divides and build relationships that just might change the world.

Rousing Main Stage speakers, in-depth workshops, immersive neighborhood exploration, hundreds of creative events, thousands of diverse voices and big thinkers from across the country – Upswell is going change the way you think about changework. We hope you’ll join us in November.

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to Dec 11

Auburn Seminary Mountaintop 2019- Living a Movement Life -Invitation Only

  • Oakland, California USA (map)
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Auburn’s MountainTop is a dynamic space for multifaith movement leaders to powerfully and lovingly engage our social justice landscape.

This gathering is the third time Auburn has invited leaders into this kind of community to encourage them to lean into the truth of their experience as a necessary resource for our work to heal and repair the world.

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to Jun 20

Micky ScottBey Jones at The Theology and Peace Conference, 2019 Conference: “BELOVED COMMUNITY AS THE WAY FROM SCAPEGOATING TO UBUNTU”

  • American Baptist College (map)
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Our annual conference is a meeting place for committed Christians, theologians, pastors, scholars, activists, authors, and others concerned with the creation of an effective theology in response to the violence, which structures our society, our culture, even our individual selves.

Theology & Peace is dedicated to the application of René Girard’s ground-breaking work in Mimetic Theory revealing the root of human violence.

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7:00 PM19:00

Comic Books & Contemplatives

Comic Books & Contemplatives is a one-night interactive collaborative exploration of real and imagined heroes, creating brave spaces, contemplative practices that stir the imagination and grow resilience - all in the pursuit of creating a more just world. The Liturgists will be joined by special guest, Micky ScottBey Jones - The Justice Doula for an evening that includes music, conversation, contemplative practice, dreams (of Wakanda of course!), snacks (yes!)...and maybe even dancing! All are welcome - especially those in need of new visions for justice, the future and spirituality.

Tickets available at the door or in advance $15. Proceeds go to the work of bridging and healing through The People's Supper.

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The Leading Edge 2016: Revolutionary Love: Tools, Tactics, and Truth-telling to Dismantle Racism
to Apr 17

The Leading Edge 2016: Revolutionary Love: Tools, Tactics, and Truth-telling to Dismantle Racism

  • Middle Collegiate Church (map)
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Our nation is in a crisis. Though there is only one race — the human race — racism is a construct with lethal consequences. People die while in its custody. Racism has annihilated the souls of citizens and ripped out the heart of our nation. Recent surveys show that 60% of the people in our nation think race relations are in a significant decline, that our dream for justice and equality is dying on the vine.

At the 10th annual Leading Edge Conference and the 6th annual Transform Network Gathering, we will learn and teach each other the best practical wisdom for movement-making, mingled with theoretical underpinnings and theological reflection. Join thought leaders like Chris Crass, Melissa Harris-Perry, Jacqui Lewis, and Miguel De La Torre; and activists like Linda Sarsour, Micky ScottBey Jones and Alexie Torres. In plenaries, short talks, and small group conversations surrounded by music and art, we will create strategies for change.

Activists, analysts, preachers, poets, prophets, teachers, trainers, writers, queer, and straight folk of all faiths ready to make a change: Come and bring your hopes, disappointments, and dreams. We must disrupt the narrative of white supremacy if we are to be free. We need tools, tactics, and truth-telling to dismantle racism.

Ours is #PropheticGrief. Even in our anger and tears, we are ready to do something, to organize. This is a multi-faith, multi-racial movement. Those of us who are disgusted with the status quo are called to join the movement if we are to save our nation, save our world, and save our souls.

Powered by the Middle Project, Transform Network, The Unitarian Universalist Association, and Auburn Seminary

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