To hope is to give yourself to the future - and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable. - Rebecca Solnit
Now is a time of brutalizing violence and despair. At times like this, it can be challenging to feel hope and keep our spirits alive.
We invite you to our Faith Roundtable on Thursday, July 21st at 6p.m. at our office in Harlem to gather in community, repair our spirits, restore hope, and keep the light of justice alive in our actions and our hearts.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 6-8p.m.
127 W. 127th St. Room 432
Harlem, NY 10027
Our Co-Executive Director, Quentin Walcott will facilitate a Men’s Circle called Convo after Cutz at The Loft 914 Barbershop in White Plains NY. “To truly engage men, fathers, and boys, we must meet the where they are. For many men, that place is the barbershop.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 6 - 8 p.m.
The Loft 914 Barbershop
47 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
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Our Co-Executive Director Sally MacNichol joins international representatives in NYC at the this Summit that addresses sexual violence in communities, on college and university campuses, and in K-12 schools. We welcome activists, educators, governmental leaders, community organization directors, Title IX coordinators, deans, counselors, administrators, business and military leaders, health professionals, students, and all who seek to end sexual violence from all backgrounds and perspectives. www.EndSexualViolenceSummit.org
Monday, July 11, 2016
11:30 - 12:15 p.m.
Fordham University Rose Hill Campus
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All are welcome to join us for this conversation on how we can, together, transform abuse to build cultures of nonviolence through our range of faiths with the shared soul mission to eliminate all forms of violence and promote gender justice.
CONNECT and The Healing Center invite you to gather with NYC faith leaders and social justice advocates to tap into the great potential faith communities have to create safety and offer healing and understand the issues of domestic violence in the context of social justice!
Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Park Slope BrooklynPublic Library
431 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Join us for a special Men’s Roundtable prior to our 7th Annual Father’s Day Pledge to End Interpersonal and Community Violence. We will gather and discuss:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
CONNECT Office, 127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027
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We invite all men to gather the day before Father’s Day for a community roundtable to discuss fatherhood and promoting peace. Bring your brothers, sons, fathers, grandfathers, and friends.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 2 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
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Every June CONNECT organizes the annaul Father’s Day Pledge to Address and Respond to Domestic Violence. This year our monthly women’s circle group will gather to discuss “Women, Mothers, Wives & Daughters Responses to the Father’s Day Pledge”
Please join us in discussing :
Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 6-8 p.m.
CONNECT Office: 127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027
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Join us at our June Interfaith Roundtable to be held in a Restorative Justice Circle process rooted in the tradition of North American indigenous healing circle practices. With the circle we will discuss the experience of losing and finding faith in relation to experiences of interpersonal violence. We will discuss:
* How has interpersonal violence shaped your faith practice and/or community?
* What has been your experience of losing and finding faith?
* What role has faith played in your healing?
Thursday, June 16, 6-8 p.m.
CONNECT Office, 127 W. 127th St. Rm. 432, Harlem, NY 10027
June 16, 2016
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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.
Wednesdays, 6- 8 p.m.
May 18, 2016
CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Ste. 432, Harlem, NY 10027
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Join us for a full day interactive workshop as we explore the dynamics of child sexual abuse, the link between sexuality and sexual abuse, discuss prevention strategies and methods for healing. CONNECT believes child sexual abuse is a fundamental attack on human dignity, safety and trust. Our desire to protect our children and ourselves from violence is rooted in love and compassion.
Workshop facilitated by: DeShannon Barnes-Bowens
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CONNECT Office 127 W. 127th St. Rm. 432, Harlem, NY 10027
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