Doors at 7:00; Workshop at 7:30 pm
Tickets are $10 - $20 sliding scale
Learn and practice skillful responses to hate crimes, harassment and everyday bigotry. We’ll cover five different types of bystander responses, and spend most of the workshop doing role play scenarios in a safe and welcoming learning environment.
Elizabeth Ferguson, Ph.D., is the founder of Climate Compassion and a social justice advocate who bridges communities to inspire creative system change. She is a facilitator and coach in the areas of resilience and well-being, with an emphasis on the power of embodied practice to ripple well-being throughout the web of life. She is part of a global effort to scale psycho-social well-being in response to the challenges of ecological disruption.
Ann-Ellice Parker is a veteran activist in the movements for peace and social justice. She is a former health educator, and non-profit trainer. Her background includes women’s reproductive health, HIV education, prevention, harm reduction and policy. She is the owner of Seasons of Change, an end-of-life education and training company. She believes compassion and empathy are important levers of social change, and that in our ability to recognize ourselves in one another, we lay the foundation for building the “beloved community."