Allies & Advocates
Mondays, July 9 and 23, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 6:30-7:30pm
Parish Center, 56 Trinity Place
Equipping You to Make a Difference.
Trinity’s Department of Justice & Reconciliation invite you to a series of interactive workshops and lectures addressing timely issues in our neighborhood and how you can become involved.
Topics will include homelessness, racial reconciliation, #MeToo and #TimesUp, re-entry support after incarceration, eviction, and LGBTQIA advocacy, among others. Professionals from New York City non-profits addressing these issues will discuss recommendations for volunteerism, individual response, and collective church response.
Senior Adult Services with Antoinette Emers, Community Food Advocates board member, Department for the Aging community organizer, and Trinity parishioner.
Re-Entry Support after Incarceration with Juliana Robinson, Outreach and Community Partnerships Manager at Hour Children.
Intersections of Race and the New York City Justice System with Imani Henry, MSW MPA, organizer, activist, and political writer.
Legal Help for Immigrants with Ella Nimo, LCMSW, Community Organizing Coordinator, Development & Communications Coordinator, at Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC.
Serving the Homeless with Lauren Taylor, Deputy Director of the Manhattan Outreach Consortium, a group of three non-for-profit organizations, Goddard Riverside Homeless Outreach Team, Breaking Ground, and Center for Urban Community Service.
Helping LGBTQ+ Youth with Simone Richmond, Development & Outreach Manager of the Church of St. Luke in the Fields. St. Luke's "Art and Acceptance" Saturday drop-in Shelter night offers a hospitable, harm-reduction, gender-diverse safe space with dinner, art, writing, dancing, a free pop-up clothing and toiletries shop, health and legal services, and crisis support. (https://stlukeinthefields.org/outreach/art-acceptance/)
For more information, contact Mandy at firstname.lastname@example.org.