School Integration and Faith
A Conversation with Parents
Jennifer Harvey & Abby Norman & Caleb Borchers
Wednesday May 30 9amPT/noonET
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!