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“Building Powerful Communities: Shattering Oppressive Systems with Love”
July 1, 2017 - July 4, 2017
Fellowship of Reconciliation’s 59th Annual Northwest Regional Conference at Seabeck, Washington
Saturday to Tuesday July 1-4, 2017: “Building Powerful Communities: Shattering Oppressive Systems with Love” — FOR’S 59th annual NW regional conference at Seabeck in Kitsap County WA.
Enjoy two keynote speakers, many workshops and other activities related to our theme, creating community, working toward racial justice, understanding white privilege, achieving housing for all, supporting immigrants in the community and in detention, honoring indigenous values, fighting climate change, reforming the criminal justice system, defending LGBTQ rights,; opposing the new populist militarism, taking care of our activist selves, and more.
Enjoy good company, music, boating, swimming, hiking, meals together, talent show, and special programming.
The 2 Keynote speakers will be:
— Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative, teaching artist, and anti-racist organizer. She is an attorney and holds a Masters of Education from the University of Washington, where she studied racial disproportionality and disparate impact in school exclusion.
— Teressa Raiford is a leader in Portland’s police accountability movement, a long-time activist and a former candidate for Portland City Council.