Theatre of the Oppressed

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

This ministry uses theatre as a means of empowering participants to become actors in movements for social and political change. Originating in Brazil, this technique teaches participants about their power and agency within institutions and systems. Meets on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. each week via Zoom, and every Monday from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in partnership with […]

RDC Next 90 Speaker Series: Housing and Financial Sustainability

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Rev. Mark Elsdon & Rev. Erica Liu discuss Pres House, a combination church, campus ministry, and seven-story apartment building located near the heart of the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus that provides student housing while also generating funds to support the ministry. Rev. Mark Elsdon is the Executive Director and Co-Pastor At Pres House, a […]

Welcoming the Stranger: The Impact of Race on U.S. Immigration Policy and the Call of the Church

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Riverside’s Sojourners Ministry and Antiracism Taskforce are preparing this study of racism and the history of immigration policy which create our current crisis. In her book, Illegal, political scientist Dr. Elizabeth F. Cohen explains how the American immigration system ran off the rails — and proposes a bold plan for reform. She reveals that our […]