Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Parenting Workshop - Race Talk 101: How to Talk to Children About Racism

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Rev. Rebekah Gienapp will lead this workshop on talking with children about race and racism in age-appropriate ways. You will leave with a better understanding of how to better engage kids, of all ages, in these conversations. This event is free and open to the public. Childcare is available.

Rev. Rebekah Gienapp is a mom of two, a writer focused on parenting for social justice, a former community organizer, an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, and a native Memphian. She blogs about diverse children’s literature and activism for young people at The Barefoot Mommy. Rebekah has previously served as Director of Children and Family Ministries at St. John’s United Methodist Church and executive director of Workers Interfaith Network.

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Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute

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Guest speaker: Dr. Katherine White, Associate Professor of Psychology. Dr. White's research program broadly investigates memory and language processes in young and older adults, with specific emphasis on factors that influence written and spoken word retrieval. 

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute | The Cost of Change

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The Cost of Change with Dr. Charles McKinney, Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of History.

Dr. McKinney research interests include the Civil Rights Movement, and the exploration of local movements in particular. I’m fascinated by the various means individuals and organizations utilized in their efforts to create change.

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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Jun
4
6:30 PM18:30

Movie Screening | You Got To Move: Stories of Change in the South

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You Got To Move: Stories of Change in the South tells the stores of how the Highlander Center influenced social change in the South. Evergreen is participating in MICAH’s fundraising efforts for the Highlander Education & Research Center after a recent fire to its property.

The movie screening is about is an hour and half. Discussion will follow. Light freshman will be served. It’s a family friendly event!

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Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

MICAH Economic Equity Public Meeting

Join MICAH on June 2, as the Economic Equity Taskforce moves forward and brings to the center stage the key stakeholders our members have been meeting with and learning from over the past several months.

Public officials invited include Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and the entire County Commission as well as executive leaders of First Tennessee Bank.

Arrive early (by 3pm) to hear amazing entertainment and come prepared to listen to the commitments made by our elected officials and city leaders.

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Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute

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Guest speaker: Dr. Eric Gottlieb, Associate Professor of Mathematics. Dr. Gottlieb has published in graph theory, voting theory, and Ramsey theory. I am currently studying partial orders in the context of fair division and have an interest in combinatorial game theory. I enjoy practical problems that can be approached through the lens of mathematical programming.

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute

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Guest speaker: Dr. Tyler Lefevor, Assistant Professor of Psychology. Dr. Lefevor's researches the impact of faith, gender, and sexuality on mental health, with the aim to translate research to benefit lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, and religious communities.

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute | You Don't Sound Like You're From Arkansas: Language Change, Variation, Compassion

You Don't Sound Like You're From Arkansas: Language Change, Variation, Compassion with Dr. Lori Garner, Associate Professor of English.

Dr. Garner's teaching and research interests include Old and Middle English literature, the history and structure of the English language, and studies in folklore and oral traditions.

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Evergreen-Rhodes Institute | The Current of Change

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Speaker: Rev. Lucy Waechter Webb, Pastor of Evergreen Presbyterian Church.

The Evergreen-Rhodes Institute seeks to deeply understand the ideas that shape our lives and our world through people from diverse disciplines. We believe passionately that our inner-life to our life-connected shape one another. We welcome people and ideas that nourish us and cultivate a more compassionate world.

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