Movement Chaplaincy: Fortifying Our Work Pt. 2
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Movement Chaplaincy: Fortifying Our Work Pt. 2

In this workshop we will explore practices of spiritual care for people involved in social justice movements, and what we would need to shift personally and culturally in our social justice movements to sustain a sense of well being while fighting against systems of oppression.

This workshop is offered in two parts. It’s recommended, though not required, that participants take both parts.

Part 2:

You’ll come away with:

  • An exploration of what you need to shift personally so you can develop plans for sustaining your intentional practices

  • An exploration of the changes we can make in our work for justice so we can center communal wellbeing 

  • Practical ways to incorporate spiritual care into your community and organizing work

There is still time for you to register. You can register here.

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Movement Chaplaincy: Fortifying Our Work Pt. 1
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Movement Chaplaincy: Fortifying Our Work Pt. 1

In this workshop we will explore practices of spiritual care for people involved in social justice movements, and what we would need to shift personally and culturally in our social justice movements to sustain a sense of well being while fighting against systems of oppression.

This workshop is offered in two parts. It’s recommended, though not required, that participants take both parts.

Training Outcomes

Part 1:

You’ll come away with:

  • An understanding of the role culture plays in the healing and transformation of ourselves and our communities

  • An understanding of the effects that fighting for social justice has on your spiritual wellbeing

  • An understanding of your default practices and an introduction to developing intentional practices of well being and renewal

There is still time to register. Click Here

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Free Xone: A Convening for Us
Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

Free Xone: A Convening for Us

I will be facilitating a workshop called The Power of Our Story. In this workshop, we will share stories of overcoming and access the healing that comes with sharing our stories and bearing witness to the journey of others.

This workshop is a part of Free Xone a convening for LGBTQIA people of color created by Minister Q Hailey. The Free Xone Convening is a day for intentional celebration and reflection for US. All persons of color within the LGBTQIA+ community are welcome to attend. 

Please register by clicking here.

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Ebony Noelle Golden: Experiments in Creative Emancipation
Oct
21
8:00 PM20:00

Ebony Noelle Golden: Experiments in Creative Emancipation

Audrey Elaine Hailes, Jaime Yawa Dzandu, and Malcolm-X El-Shabazz Betts make work that is challenging, thick, messy, purposeful, durational, muscular, textured, and requires full-bodied participation from the audience. This is the kind of art we need. Cheers to these bold and necessary artists for making work to challenges the times and sets a vision for emancipation in action.

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New Sanctuary: A Speculative Film by Andre' Daughtry
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

New Sanctuary: A Speculative Film by Andre' Daughtry

Joe T. will be moderating a panel after the screening of New Sanctuary that will consist of the filmmaker Andre Daughtry, Ramesh, Brother(hood) Dance, Storae Michele, and Immigration activists seeking immigration reform in New York City. You can RSVP by clicking on the Here. The panel will be followed by a reception and New Sanctuary photography exhibit.

New Sanctuary is a speculative film and photography exhibit that follows the deportation case of a former US green card holder of African descent named “Ramesh” who is currently fighting his deportation back to Guyana where he is a naturalized citizen. Ramesh was convicted of a crime for which he served his time and was released but which ultimately stripped him of his Green card. As a result of his previous conviction and an escalation of deportations as a result of changes in US immigration policies, Ramesh was detained for a year and a half by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Upon release, Ramesh was ordered to wear an electronic tracking device around his ankle and ordered to report regularly to ICE offices in downtown Manhattan.  The film depicts the support of the New Sanctuary Coalition, which is an interfaith coalition of activists who assists impacted individuals under current immigration policies.  

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPayers in collaboration with The CarpetbagTheatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
24
1:30 PM13:30

The WordPayers in collaboration with The CarpetbagTheatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
22
5:30 PM17:30

The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
21
2:00 PM14:00

The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
19
6:15 PM18:15

The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

  • Walters State Community College (map)
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Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
17
9:40 AM09:40

The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

  • Pellissippi State Community College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

The WordPlayers in collaboration with The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in Collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
16
12:30 PM12:30

The WordPlayers in Collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
12
6:15 PM18:15

The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

  • Walters State Community College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre, Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride
Feb
5
3:30 PM15:30

The WordPlayers in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre, Inc. Present Walk Don't Ride

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Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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The WordPlayers in Collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Presents Walk Don't Ride
Feb
1
5:00 PM17:00

The WordPlayers in Collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre Inc. Presents Walk Don't Ride

Walk Don’t Ride is a dramatic presentation of song and events that helped shape American freedom. The events include The Montgomery Bus Boycott, Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins, and the Freedom Rides. Come and meet Claudette Colvin, James Farmer, Candie Carawan, Diane Nash, James Peck, JoAnn Robinson and more as we show the importance of the American tradition of protest. Event is Open to the Public and Admission is Free.

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Knoxville Hip Hop Forum 1: From Selma to Ferguson the Movement Continues
Jan
24
2:00 PM14:00

Knoxville Hip Hop Forum 1: From Selma to Ferguson the Movement Continues

Presented by The FLOW the forum will feature a panel discussion with Freedom Fighter, Ruby Shuttlesworth and other movement leaders from then and now, bridging the gap between our generations. Topics include how challenges during the 60's are still relevant today. This event is free and open to the public.

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Sep
27
2:00 PM14:00

Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival

Joe will join the Carpetbag Theatre Singers as they sing the songs of Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong at the 2014 Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival.

The Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival is named in honor of Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong (1909-­‐ 2003) who grew up in Campbell County, influenced by the many genres of music common to the area, and became one of the nation's finest black string-­‐band musicians, a recipient of NEA’s National Heritage Fellowship, and the Tennessee Governor's Folk Heritage Award. “Louie Bluie” was an accomplished musician, painter, and storyteller, who created ethnic jewelry, mastered seven foreign languages and 22 musical instruments, and traveled the world. For more information click here.

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