Text: Anti-Racist, Inclusive community: not a quick fix. With partial images of 4 book covers: Belonging, How to Become a Multicultural Church, Mistakes and Miracles, and Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home

Becoming a Multicultural Community: Book Dialogues

Are you interested in how to transform an organization or community so that it is authentically inclusive and multicultural?  Can it be truly an ethical community if it is not diverse, equitable, and inclusive?  Find out from several different angles how this works.  Be prepared to do some “translating” of what’s in each book, to the context (this Ethical Society?) that you’re looking at.

These are part of this year’s American Ethical Union Antiracism Book Dialogues.  See the full schedule below, and register here to join this year’s sessions, including this any of these.  RYSEC Leader Jone Johnson Lewis will lead these dialogues.  Join one or more of them, registration is separate for each book’s dialogue.  All sessions are 8-10 pm ET, to better accommodate those who are not on the East Coast to be able to join us.

For best use of our time together, please prepare for each session by identifying 2-5 lessons you thought were most valuable to pay attention to and 2-3 ideas you didn’t understand, disagreed with, or couldn’t figure out how to translate into our context.

Links below will bring you to Goodreads.com for more information. You can copy the title into the search bar at your local independent bookshop:

November 10: Belonging: The Key to Transforming and Maintaining Diversity, Inclusion and Equality at Work by Kathryn Jacob Goodreads

December 8: How to Become a Multicultural Church by Douglas J. Brouwer Goodreads

January 12: Mistakes and Miracles: Congregations on the Road to Multiculturalism by Nancy Palmer Jones and Karin Lin Goodreads

February 9: Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home by Toko-pa Turner Goodreads




Feb 09 2022


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture is located near the Fieldston Ethical Culture School campus in the Bronx. Click for a map to find directions:

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