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Lessons in Building MLK’s Beloved Community
May 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 7, 2018
A 6-Week Diversity Training
Join us for a 6-week course of study and exploration that will engage and challenge us in our understanding of race, privilege and bigotry while encouraging deep reflection and courageous dialogue on a difficult topic.
This timely course moves the conversation around racism out of the divisive political realm and bases the conversation on Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision for “Beloved Community” that he spoke of 50 years ago. Participants will be guided through readings, written reflections and role-playing that are grounded in Dr. King’s philosophy of non-violence, social justice and a unifying spirituality.
With Rev. Pancheta Peterson
Rev. Pancheta Peterson is well known to many Cape Codders for her untiring efforts on behalf of social justice while being a calm and measured presence, seeking to engage and inspire participants. She was an active lay leader in Eastham UMC for about 20 years before being invited to join the staff at First Parish, Brewster, where she served for about 10 years and was ordained as Community Minister. Passionately interested in Diversity Issues, she was actively involved with Cape Cod schools for many years as a Trained Diversity Specialist. She was born in Jamaica and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, and her M.A in Diversity Issues from Cambridge College.
$90 for the 6-week series
Scholarships available – Click HERE to APPLY
Pre-registration is required, Space is limited
Call Pilgrim’s Landing to register: 508-945-1304
“Dr. King’s Beloved Community is a global vision, in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and homelessness will not be tolerated because international standards of human decency will not allow it. Racism and all forms of discrimination, bigotry and prejudice will be replaced by an all-inclusive spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood. In the Beloved Community, international disputes will be resolved by peaceful conflict-resolution and reconciliation of adversaries, instead of military power. Love and trust will triumph over fear and hatred. Peace with justice will prevail over war and military conflict.”
-The King Center