Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics
Date and TimeOctober 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to October 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-North Shore/Skokie, 5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077. Nearest O’hare airport. This hotel has a refrigerator and microwave in each sleeping room. Free continental breakfast, free parking, indoor pool and you can have your choice of a room with two queen beds or one king.
To reserve your room call the hotel directly 847-583-1111 and ask for the “Church Within A Church” group rate or use this link CWACM ROOM BLOCK. Rate is $119/night + tax. The room block closes September 11, 2017.
Our gatherings will primarily take place at Garrett Theological Seminary (GETS). We hope to involve Garrett queer/LGBT students and staff in our programming and conversations. Our fabulous contact at GETS is Dean of Students, our friend and colleague, Benjamin Reynolds.
Thursday will include a full day of conversation on CWACM / Extraordinary Ordinations / our relationship with the UMC and whatever else comes up. This will be a gently guided and supported conversation.
Friday begins Justice Summit programming with our theme “Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics.” So far, workshops include:
- Criminalization of LGBTQ folx especially Trans women of color
- Language: A Tool of Racist Patriarchy
- and much more
More information coming as the planning team work continues.