The Ferguson Movement: A local community forum

Here’s the information via Facebook:

Western North Carolina Baptist Fellowship Church, 240 Haywood Street, Asheville NC, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1.

Ten Asheville residents returned home in January following a 10-day trip to St. Louis focused on learning from and connecting with the Ferguson Movement. Several members of the group, which include nine individuals connected to Warren Wilson College, will discuss lessons learned regarding strategy and goals, the continuing direction of this six-month movement, how faith communities are involved, and more.

The co-leaders of the group were:
* Dr. Rima Vesely-Flad, professor of religious studies at WWC specializing in Critical Race Theory, the History of Christian Thought, Religion and Politics, Mass Incarceration, and Criminal Justice Policy
* Ethan Vesely-Flad, director of national organizing at the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the nation’s oldest interfaith peace & justice organization.

This program is hosted by Christians for a United Community,, 828-254-4884.

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