Over the past year, we’ve been hearing from more and more parents who are thinking about the issue of school segregation from a place of faith.  We are excited to talk about this online with our special guests — and you!

 

School Integration and Faith

A Conversation with Parents

Jennifer Harvey & Abby Norman & Caleb Borchers

Wednesday May 30    9amPT/noonET

Join us on Facebook Live at the Integrated Schools page or at our zoom platform

We’d love to hear your questions/thoughts live at either space!    (and recordings of the conversation will be available on FB and our website shortly after for those of you unable to join us live [and feel free to submit questions in the comments/by email!])

 


Dr. Jennifer Harvey is a writer, speaker, and professor of religion and ethics at Drake University in Iowa. Her work focuses primarily on racial justice and white anti-racism. Dr. Harvey’s most recent books include Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in Racially Unjust America (Abingdon Press) and Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation (Wm. B. Eerdmans).


 Abby Norman is a parent, writer, Methodist Pastor and former high school English teacher.  She and her husband and two daughters live in Atlanta. Pastor Norman’s article “Why White Parents Won’t Choose Black Schools” energized a huge audience at Huffington Post and she is an inspiration to many.  Her writings on faith, parenting, race and feminism can be found at abbynorman.net.


Caleb Borchers is a white father of four young daughters, the oldest of whom is finishing her second grade year in an integrating public school.  Caleb is a Pastor at the Feast Church in Providence, RI.


 

 

UPDATE:  Here is the link to the recorded video!

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