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August 5, 2015 A Candid Talk on Race and Activism — Debbie Almontaser, Anurag Gupta, and Michael-Ray Mathews http://www.middleproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/07-A-Candid-Talk-on-Race-and-Activism-Debbie-Almontaser-Anurag-Gupta-and-Michael-Ray-Mathews.mp3   Debbie Almontaser is the founding and former principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy. As a 20-plus-year veteran of the NYC public school system, she taught special education, inclusion, trained teachers in literacy, and served as a multicultural specialist and diversity 0
August 5, 2015 Cross-Racial Partnerships That Heal the World — Panel Discussion http://www.middleproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/05-Cross-Racial-Partnerships-That-Heal-the-World-Panel.mp3   Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D., an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is the Director of the Micah Institute and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at New York Theological Seminary. He also serves as Assistant Pastor of Evangelism 0
August 5, 2015 Changing the World — Panel Discussion   Rev. Jennifer Bailey is a storyteller, community organizer, and emerging national leader in multifaith movement for justice. As Founder and Executive Director of the Faith Matters Network, Bailey believes that people of faith can be game changers in the fight to build 0
August 5, 2015 The Courageous Politics of the Christ — Obery Hendricks   Dr. Obery Hendricks is one of the nation’s most provocative and innovative commentators on the intersection of religion, politics and social policy in America. A widely sought lecturer and media spokesperson, Hendricks has been featured on C-SPAN, PBS, National Public Radio, al-Jazeera 0
August 5, 2015 Theology and Race — John Janka and Jacqui Lewis   Rev. John Janka is a consultant to congregations and non-profits, and is an experienced trainer and coach with a focus on systems intervention, educational design, training models, staff supervision, coaching, and evaluation. He has trained, coached, and led teams in diverse settings 0
August 5, 2015 Movement for the Movement — Adriene Thorne   Rev. Adriene Thorne is Executive Minister at Middle Collegiate Church where she has served for nearly seven years. She earned her M.Div., with an emphasis in art and psychology, at The Pacific School of Religion, and is ordained in the Reformed Church 0
August 4, 2015 Changing the Story on Race Through Worship and Activism — Marlin Lavanhar and Jacqui Lewis Rev. Marlin Lavanhar is the Senior Minister of All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, OK. It is the largest Unitarian Universalist Church in America and one of the denominations most racially and culturally diverse congregations. In 2000, Lavanhar was called to All Souls. 0
April 29, 2014 The Leader’s Journey: Coming to Yourself — Elizabeth Lesser The Leader’s Journey: Coming to Yourself — Elizabeth Lesser Elizabeth Lesser is the co-founder of Omega Institute, the United States’ largest life-long learning center focusing on health, wellness, spirituality, creativity, and social change. She is the New York Times best-selling 0
April 29, 2014 Conflict and Healing in Faith Communities — John Janka <a href="http://www best task manager software.middleproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/20140429_Conflict%20and%20Healing%20in%20Faith%20Communities_John%20Janka.mp3″>Conflict and Healing in Faith Communities — John Janka Rev. John Janka is a consultant to congregations and non-profits, and is an experienced trainer and coach with a focus on systems intervention, educational design, training 0
April 28, 2014 Healing the Divide: Acting for Racial Justice and Equality — Jacqui Lewis and Anurag Gupta Healing the Divide: Acting for Racial Justice and Equality — Jacqui Lewis and Anurag Gupta Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis is Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in New York City and Executive Director of The Middle Project. Lewis earned her 0
April 28, 2014 The Political Jesus: Reading the Bible with an Accent — Miguel De La Torre The Political Jesus: Reading the Bible with an Accent — Miguel De La Torre Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre serves as a professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology. He focuses on ethics within contemporary U.S. thought, 1
April 28, 2014 Imagination + Organizing = Healing — Michael-Ray Mathews Imagination + Organizing = Healing — Michael-Ray Mathews Reverend Michael-Ray Mathews is the director of clergy organizing for PICO National Network, a faith-based network of more than 1,200 congregations engaged in community organizing in more than 200 cities in the 0
April 28, 2014 Generating Generosity to Heal the World — Lynne Twist Generating Generosity to Heal the World — Lynne Twist Lynne Twist is the founder of the Soul of Money Institute and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life. Over the past 0
April 28, 2014 Women Healing the World — Lynne Twist and Sara Vetter Women Healing the World — Lynne Twist and Sara Vetter Lynne Twist is the founder of the Soul of Money Institute and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life. Over the 0
April 27, 2014 Storytelling + Advocacy = Social Change — Valarie Kaur Storytelling + Advocacy = Social Change — Valarie Kaur Valarie Kaur is an award-winning filmmaker, civil rights advocate, and interfaith leader who centers her work around the power of storytelling. She is the founding director of Groundswell at Auburn Seminary, 0
April 27, 2014 Seeing Jesus: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Perspectives — Marcus Borg Seeing Jesus: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Perspectives — Marcus Borg Dr. Marcus J. Borg is Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. Known in both academic and church circles as a biblical and Jesus scholar, he held the 0
April 27, 2014 The Truth-Teller’s Dilemma: Can Confrontation and Compassion Coexist? — Irshad Manji and Robert Chase The Truth-Teller’s Dilemma: Can Confrontation and Compassion Coexist? — Irshad Manji and Robert Chase Prof. Irshad Manji is founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project. Based at New York University, this multi-media project teaches people to take thoughtful risks for 0
April 26, 2014 Moral Courage and Impatient Love — Irshad Manji and Jacqui Lewis Moral Courage and Impatient Love — Irshad Manji and Jacqui Lewis Prof. Irshad Manji is founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project. Based at New York University, this multi-media project teaches people to take thoughtful risks for life-changing rewards. Manji’s 0
April 26, 2014 The Historic Jesus and Moral Courage — Marcus Borg The Historic Jesus and Moral Courage — Marcus Borg Dr. Marcus J. Borg is Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. Known in both academic and church circles as a biblical and Jesus scholar, he held the Hundere 0
April 19, 2013 Making News/Making Waves/Making Change: Media and Activism — Macky Alston and Isaac Luria Making News, Making Waves, Making Change Macky Alston serves as Senior Director of Auburn Media at Auburn Theological Seminary, dedicated to informed, engaging coverage of religion and justice in the media. Alston is an award-winning producer and documentary filmmaker (Love 1
April 17, 2013 Speaking Truth to Power: A Progressive Theology for Justice — Jacqui Lewis Speaking Truth to Power Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis is Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in New York City and Executive Director of The Middle Project. Lewis earned her M.Div.at Princeton Theological Seminary and her Ph.D. in Psychology and Religion at 0
April 17, 2013 Narrating Justice Through Worship and Ritual — Adriene Thorne and Chad Tanaka Pack Narrating Justice Through Worship and Ritual Rev. Adriene Thorne is an Associate Minister at Middle Collegiate Church. She completed her Masters of Divinity degree with an emphasis in art and psychology at The Pacific School of Religion. Prior to ministry, she 0
April 17, 2013 Equipping Leaders/Engaging Millennials/Deploying Activists – Christina Fleming and Kerry Docherty Equipping Leaders/Engaging Millennials/Deploying Activists – Christina Fleming and Kerry Docherty Christina Fleming is an editor, producer, and an organizer. She has served on the production teams of Frontline, The Center for Investigative Reporting, and public radio’s New Dimensions. She independently 0
April 17, 2013 Speaking of Race: The Color of Justice — Jacqui Lewis and John Janka Speaking of Race The Color of Justice Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis is Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in New York City and Executive Director of The Middle Project. Lewis earned her M.Div.at Princeton Theological Seminary and her Ph.D. in Psychology 0
April 17, 2013 Coalition Building for Social Change — Connie Rice Coalition Building for Social Change Connie Rice is a prominent civil rights attorney and the author of Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman’s Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones. She is the second cousin to former 0
April 17, 2013 Strategies for Non-Violent Protest — Sister Simone Campbell Strategies for Non-Violent Protest Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus, traveled through nine states in June 2012 to protest Representative Paul Ryan’s federal budget (two months before he was nominated as a Vice Presidential candidate). She voiced that Ryan’s 0
April 17, 2013 Combating the Narrative of Exclusion — Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre Combating the Narrative of Exclusion Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre serves as a professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology. He focuses on ethics within contemporary U.S. thought, specifically how religion affects race, class, and gender oppression. He 0
April 17, 2013 Creating Ethical Faith Communities — Anne Joh Creating Ethical Faith Communities Dr. W. Anne Joh areas of research interests include postcoloniality, gender, affect, war, militarism and trauma, political theory and race, economies of freedom, rights and debt, theorizing melancholia and loss, Asian America and Asia Pacific, and theorizing 0
April 17, 2013 Framing the Future: Faith, Politics and the Next Four Years — Gary Dorrien Framing the Future Faith, Politics and the Next Four Years Rev. Dr. Gary Dorrien is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, Professor of Religion at Columbia University, and an Episcopal priest. He is the author of 0
April 17, 2013 Managing Change and Conflict — John Janka and Jacqui Lewis <a href="http://www project task management software.middleproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Managing-Change-and-Conflict.mp3″>Managing Change and Conflict Rev. John Janka is a consultant to congregations and non-profits, and is an experienced trainer and coach with a focus on systems intervention, educational design, training models, staff supervision, coaching, and evaluation. 0
April 8, 2013 Igniting Social Justice through Worship — Jacqui Lewis Igniting Social Justice through Worship by Jacqui Lewis Jacqui Lewis presenting at The Leading Edge 2012: Igniting Social Justice. 0