Evening With M. Dove Kent

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You are invited to attend an Evening with M. Dove Kent, a public lecture and conversation hosted by the Faith Matters Network and Scarritt Bennett Center. Rev. Jennifer Bailey will speak with M. Dove Kent in an interview-style format about her community organizing work around different justice issues. Dove has over a decade of experience working on identity-based justice issues and is motivated by her Jewish faith in engage in social justice work. Join us to hear about her reflections and experience as a woman of Jewish faith committed to justice work.

This lecture is a public event that is part of the Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era - Storytelling for Social Action retreat series. For more information on the series or to register, visit: http://sbceducation.wixsite.com/storytellingaction

Friday, February, 17th
7 - 8:30pm
$5 - Please RSVP here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edr3q3ox31bbd276&oseq=&c=&ch=

LOCATION: Scarritt Bennett Center – Harambee Auditorium

SPEAKER BIO: M. Dove Kent is the former Executive Director of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ) in New York. Dove has over a decade of experience in issue-based, identity-based, and neighborhood-based community organizing in the fields of affordable housing, immigrant justice, police accountability, restorative justice, worker rights, and religious freedom. She teaches widely on anti-Semitism and the roles of Jews in the movement for justice.

Dove will serve as a "master teacher" for the Storytelling for Social Action - Racial Justice retreat on February 17th, 2017.


DIRECTIONS: http://www.scarrittbennett.org/about/maps-directions

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Harambee Auditorium is on the 1st floor of Fondren Hall and is wheelchair accessible. Enter through the side door of Fondren Hall, nearest to Bragg Hall. Call (319-240-1209) if you need assistance, or email Erin at eguzman@scarrittbennett.org if you have questions around accessibility.

PARKING: Please park in Lot A or Lot B, off of 18th Avenue. See the map above for details.

BUS: This location is reachable from the Hillsboro #7 bus route, just down the street from 21st Ave. S.

GENDER NEUTRAL RESTROOMS: Gender neutral restrooms are available in the building and in other locations on Scarritt Bennett's campus.

LANGUAGE: No Spanish or ASL translation provided. All handouts will be posted in the event page.

SCENT: We cannot guarantee the space will be scent-free; please do not wear perfumes, colognes or essential oils so that chemically injured community members can attend.

FLASH: Please do not take flash photography so that folks with epilepsy and other conditions are safe and empowered.

FEE: There is a fee of $5 for this event, but it is open to the public.

CHILDCARE: There is no childcare provided for this event.

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