January 19, 2016 - In This Issue:

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THINGS TO WATCH, DO, AND READ
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 "Fundamentals of Facilitation For Racial Justice Work" March 2-3, 2016

 

The Interaction Institute for Social Change is visiting Dallas to host a two-day learning laboratory to design and facilitate challenging conversations on racism. Registration is open to the public here

*DFR Partners who agree to utilize the training to apply their facilitation skills for the support of DFR and other DFR Partners are eligible to apply for a workshop scholarship here.*

 
**Things To Watch, Do, and Read** 
We ask Dallas Faces Race partners and subscribers to commit to attend and participate in one event each month. Please invite a friend, colleague, or a board member to engage in these conversations and events. 
-->Watch: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" Speech
 

 I've Been To The Mountaintop by Martin Luther King, Jr. "Let us rise up tonight with a greater readiness. Let us stand with a greater determination. And let us move on in these powerful days, these days of challenge to make America what it ought to be. We have an opportunity to make America a better nation."  Watch here.

To Do--> SMU Dream Week presents Alicia Garza 1/20
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SMU-Multicultural Student Affairs invites you to come join a riveting conversation with Alicia Garza. The discussion will be on the viral movement and hashtag â€ª#BlackLivesMatter‬ and the intersectionality of being Black and LGBT in America. This event is free and open to all! Read more here.

--> Faith, Fear & Freedom 1/23/16
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The Muslim Legal Fund of America invites you to participate in a discussion on Faith, Fear & Freedom- featuring Dalia Mogahed, the Director of Research at Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. Dalai was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009 to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Click here to register and learn more. 

--> Every Voice: Building Inclusive Community 1/29
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Are you interested in building community and alliances across the borders you know? Join us on January 29 and 30 for the first of four 2016 weekends to build an inclusive network of activists and people who care in the Dallas area. Read more here.

We'll address issues we all care about — white privilege, environmental issues, Black Lives Matter, voter rights, income inequality, racial justice, education reform, challenges for women and children — we’re all in this together. Register here

-->Chinese New Year Festival 2/13
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Join the Crow Collection of Asian Art in their signature Chinese New Year Festival on 2/13/16. Highlights include must-see performances every hour, traditional Chinese New Year art making activities, calligraphy demonstrations, face painting, fortune telling, and much more. Click here to learn more. 

To Read & Listen--> MLK Spoke In Dallas 50 Years Ago
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"The idea of integration terrified Dallas.When MLK returned to address Southern Methodist University students at McFarlin Auditorium in March 1966, the place was swarming with police. The 2,700-seat auditorium was packed beyond capacity."

Read and listen to Dr. King's speech in Dallas. 

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