Events

On Compassion In Memory of Sister Mary Nerny Faith Roundtable

Date: 
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals.” Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity” Pema Chodron 

Join us as we commemorate our December Faith Roundtable to Sister Mary Nerny and her legacy of love, compassion, and justice.
For nearly 40 years, Sister Nerny worked tirelessly to support incarcerated women reintegrate and re-establish their lives in society. All are welcome!

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Suite. 432 Harlem, NY 10027
 
RSVP to Sally MacNichol connectfaith@connectnyc.org

Setting the Agenda for Men's Work in 2016!

Date: 
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Join us for a special Men’s Roundtable to close out 2015 and set the agenda for men’s work in 2016. We will discuss many questions including:

What work do men need to do to transform our relationships, youth, communities?
How do we partner and share leadership with our sisters?
How do we provide positive examples of fatherhood, manhood, and mentorship for our youth?

Join us as we set the agenda and begin the work in 2016 and beyond.This event is free but RSVP is required. Healthy snacks and refreshments will be served. Please spread the word!

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Suite. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to Q at connectmen@connectnyc.org

Finding Voice in the Unspeakable

Date: 
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
James Chapel, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY

Finding Voice in the Unspeakable

CONNECT’s Safe Faith Communities Program partners with the Union Theological Seminary at James Chapel for a service to honor survivors of child sexual abuse with special guest speaker DeShannon Barnes-Bowens, M.S., founder of ILERA and author of “Hush-Hush”.

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 | 12p.m.

RSVP to CONNECT Faith

connectfaith@connectnyc.org

Finding Voice in the Unspeakable

Date: 
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
James Chapel, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY

Finding Voice in the Unspeakable


CONNECT Safe Faith Communities program partners with James Chapel for a service in honor of survivors of child sexual abuse. With special guest Rev. DeShannon Barnes-Bowens, M.S., Founder of ILERA and Author of “Hush-Hush”

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 | 12-2 p.m.

Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel

3041 Broadway at 121st St.

Manhattan, NY

RSVP HERE

Faith Based Responses to Domestic Violence

Date: 
Wed, 11/04/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Manhattan Family Justice Center, 80 Centre St. 5th Floor New York, NY 10013

Faith-Based Responses to Domestic Violence

Organized by the Manhattan Family Justice Center, we join community leaders to discuss the ways faith community members and leaders work to address and prevent domestic violence.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 | 2-5p.m.

Manhattan Family Justice Center

80 Centre St. 5th Floor

New York, NY 10013

RSVP HERE

!!!POSTPONED!!! UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!!!!POSTPONED!!! UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! Finding Resilience Through Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Vicarious Trauma

Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Suite 409, Harlem, NY 10027

!!!!THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!!

!!!!THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!!

!!WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED!!

Join us for a workshop designed to explore the impact and management of burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma on all levels of practitioners in the field of interpersonal violence. Strategies to recognize and address symptoms as well as enhance capacity to meet clients’ needs will be addressed. Self care planning will be included to encourage participants to understand their own needs as they develop pragmatic strategies to deal with these issues. 

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 | 10a.m. -1p.m.

CONNECT 127 W. 127th St. Suite. 409 Harlem, NY 10027

Materials Fee: $50 (sliding scale available, inquire upon enrollment)

RSVP to Sharene Roig | sroig@connectnyc.org

Healing Drums Circle

Date: 
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Join CONNECT and Patrice C. Queen, for our healing drums circle designed to transform lives through rhythm, words  and musical expression.The Healing Drum’s Circle is part of CONNECT’s ongoing programing focused on healing and community health and well being to prevent and end gender based violence. 

Feb. 10, 2016

Feb. 17, 2016

Wednesdays, 6- 8 p.m.

CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Ste. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to patricecqueen@msn.com


Teologia in the Heights On Domestic Violence

Date: 
Wed, 10/21/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
The Heights Tavern 3910 Broadway New York, NY 10032

Our Co-Executive Director, Sally MacNichol joins Teología in the Heights, an event series geared towards young adults (21+) in Washington Heights, Manhattan to explore themes about life, faith, and justice from a Catholic perspective, influenced and enriched by Latino culture. Sally will speak about Domestic Violence in faith communities.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

The Heights Tavern

3910 Broadway

New York, NY 10032

No RSVP Needed.

 

Hombres Dialogando Spanish Speaking Support Group for Men

Date: 
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sun, 12/06/2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sun, 12/20/2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th Street, Suite. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Hombres Dialogando also known as “HD” welcomes all Spanish speaking MEN to come talk about Manhood, Fatherhood, Relationships and Immigration obstacles.   Come, join a men’s program that helps deal with these issues and more.  

¿Tienes dificultades o conflictos con tu compañera, tu ex esposa, o tu novia?  ¿Tienes dificultades en, mantener una relacion cercana en la vida de tu hijo/hija?  ¿Tienes dificultades en mantener las expectativas o imagen de lo que esperan de usted Como hombre?  Únase a otros que como usted, estan atravesando por estos mismos conflictos!

HD meets two Sundays a month for 12 sessions.  Food and metrocards will be provided. 212-683-0015 ext.220

Sundays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 

Nov. 22, 2015

Dec. 6, 2015

Dec. 20, 2015

 

CONNECT, 127 W. 127th St. Ste. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to Marlon Walker at: mwalker@connectnyc.org

OR call: 212-683-0015 ext.220

Faith Roundtable on Sexuality and Spirituality

Date: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th Street, Suite. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

CONNECT Faith Roundtable on Sexuality and Spirituality

Join CONNECT for an enlightening and dynamic evening as we explore messages our faith traditions have given us about our bodies, sex, sexuality and who we can love.

Facilitator: DeShannon Barnes-Bowens
DeShannon Barnes-Bowen, MS is an Interfaith Minister, Therapist, Founder of ILERA Counseling Services and Coordinator of CONNECT’s Safe Faith Communities Project

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 | 6 - 8 p.m.

ALL ARE WELCOME

RSVP To connectfaith@connectnyc.org