Meets every other Monday evening via Zoom. Click here to register Come to chat or come to listen. All are welcome and supported.
Meets every other Monday night. Starting June 15th we will be reading The Explosive Child by: Dr. Ross Greene, Ph.D We discuss two chapters in the book in detail. Join us if you read the chapters or if you are interested in learning what was included in them! Click here to register.
Unlearning Racism Series
Meets every other Saturday morning.
June 13th from 10am-1pm we will watch 13th
The film explores the “intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States;” it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1865, which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction of a crime.
June 2th from 11am-1pm we will watch the first episode of Seven Seconds
Peter Jablonski, a white police officer, accidentally hits and critically injures Brenton Butler—a black teenager from Jersey City—with his car. Jablonski calls his friends on the force to the scene. They assume Brenton is dead and a cover up ensues. Racial tensions explode in the face of injustice and the absence of quick resolution of the case
July 11th from 11am to 1pm we will watch the first episode of The Kalief Browder Story
The documentary recounts the story of Kalief Browder, a Bronx high school student who was imprisoned for three years, two of them in solitary confinement on Rikers Island, without being convicted of a crime.
He was accused at 16 of stealing a backpack, and his family was unable to afford his bail, set at $3,000.
July 25th from 11am to 1pm we will watch the first two episodes of Dear White People
Based on the acclaimed film of the same name, this Netflix-original series follows a group of students of color at Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League college. The students are faced with a landscape of cultural bias, social injustice, misguided activism and slippery politics.