Press release from Lake Logan Conference Center:
Lake Logan Conference Center will host Living the Way of Love: Courageous Conversations About Diversity February 7 through 9. This retreat is open to college students and adults who have an interest in expanding their own understanding of diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging. At this two-day retreat, participants will
- Examine their own attitudes about diversity and the role faith plays
- Meet people with differing backgrounds and viewpoints.
Generate open, honest, and frank dialogue at the retreat and a desire to continue the conversation after the weekend.
- Understand relationship between diversity, inequality, socio-economic-political power, and faith
- Identify and incorporate changes in communication which promote inclusion
- Leave with a clear individual action plan for “what next?” in their own lives, churches, and communities.
The retreat’s facilitator is Mr. Oman Frame, a sociology teacher and Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion at the Paideia School in Atlanta, GA and author of Let’s Get Real: Exploring Race, Class, and Gender Identities in the Classroom. Mr. Frame uses an engaging and interactive presentation style. Be prepared to participate. He will be joined by a panel on Saturday afternoon.
In an effort to make this event accessible to as many people as possible, rates are being offered on a sliding scale so that registrants can choose the cost level that is most comfortable to them. Special college student rates are also available. Student and subsidized rates are on an honor system and are made possible by the generosity of our donors. Register online by January 25, 2020 at lakelogan.org/events.