Anti Oppression Series: Event 2, 2019

In an effort to make events as accessible as possible, we request that you avoid wearing scents to this gathering.  There are ramp and stair options to enter the space. Non-gendered bathrooms are available on site.
The Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community and the Consortium’s Home and Community Connections program are continuing the 2019 Anti-Oppression Series.

This event will be held on October 9th, 2019 from 430pm to 730pm at DeCice Hall at the Marian Center, 1365 Northampton St, Holyoke.

Description: Join us for the 4th and final session of the 2019 Anti-Oppression series during which we will view a screening of a talk by Robin Diangelo on her book, ‘White Fragility,’ and then be led in a post-screening dialogue by local writer and facilitator, Angela Roell.

Angela Roell (they/them/theirs) is a nonbinary educator, facilitator, evaluator and writer who works with organizations at the intersection of land and food to build & evaluate equity frameworks in organizational structures.  Angela teaches courses at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the Franklin County House of Corrections in food justice and beekeeping. Angela runs a small co-operative apiary project called “Yard Birds Bees” and has developed collaborative organizing tools and trainings based on honeybee systems.  Their forthcoming book of beekeeping tools, collaborative organizing tools from the hive and stories from within the beekeeping world is due out in Fall 2019 via the University of Massachusetts Library Open Education Initiative.


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