“Get this garbage out the lobby now,” shouted the manager of the Kahalui Motel. It was April 22, 1970. Ed Yamamoto, student body president of Maui Community College and 12 other students had just stacked the last of 60 huge…
In these times, when so many of us have the right heart for education, immigration, mass incarceration, and even reimagining the church, why does it seem that so little is being renewed and transformed? Reesheda Graham-Washington, Executive Director of Communities First Association and CEO of L!VE Café, invites us to spend the day examining how we show up to these conversations and what posture we must embody collectively to impact community transformation. This daylong, interactive experience will challenge us as we analyze practices of “othering” and how to mitigate against them in the work we do, as well as equip us to show up authentically and vulnerably, even as we address the challenges we face in the parish and beyond.
From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology