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Created by Kathleen Eckert

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Community Engagement Task Force at Central Presbyterian Church

For the month of June on Wednesday nights, Central Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a community-wide conversation about current controversial cultural topics in a safe and non-judgmental environment.  We will begin each night by agreeing to abide by common guidelines for the way we conduct our conversation, listen to a speaker with experience regarding the issue of the night, break into smaller groups so all might offer insights and listen deeply to one another, and end our night with a speak-out into the larger group.  We do not naively hope to solve these issues so much as to open ourselves to more information and deepen our reflection on these important issues that affect so many of us.

Mental Health: The Silent Epidemic?
Babu Mathew, NAMI CO
Wednesday, June 5th, 7-8:30pm

Suicide: Who, Contributing Factors, and Why
Sue Roche
Wednesday, June 12th, 7-8:30pm

Racial Healing: The Challenge of Changing What is Entrenched
Amanda Robinson from International Justice Mission
Wednesday, June 19th, 7-8:30pm

Social Media: Short Texts and Long-Term Effects
Wednesday, June 26th, 7-8:30pm

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