Relearning Place

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About Relearning Place

Join us as we gather with Black, Indigenous, other people of color, and folks with white privilege from across the Northeast who are engaged with the land and place through the environment, education, conservation, agriculture, spirituality, medicine, and recreation.

This convening is an opportunity to build relationships with others through the common grounding factor of place within our communities, the environment, the land, and the networks we live and work in. Through our convening, we hope to articulate a collective vision of the future for our communities and our worlds.

We strive to foster a space that addresses the need for BIPOC folks to gather, share resources, and build relationships while also providing folks with white privilege the opportunity to reflect, learn, and contribute.

You can expect to:

  • Build relationships
  • Share space
  • Create art
  • Be in community
  • Practice self-care

We recognize that everyone’s perspective is necessary for creating a just and livable future. This is also an opportunity for white privileged folks to share learnings and identify problematic behaviors within their predominantly white organizations in ways that are often inaccessible to BIPOC folks.

Dates: This is an in person event with an expected size of 30-50 folks. The event is May 31-June 2 held at Ferry Beach Center in Saco Maine, Free for BIPOC folks with stipends to offset travel, suggested donation for white privilege folks (see website)

How to apply/register:

Application Due March 25

Thanks all for helping us get the word out!

If anyone wants to have a conversation about the project please reach out to the program coordinator Red Fong at they are more than happy to talk through the program with anyone and a conversation might be the easiest way to convey the work we are doing.

Contact Name:

Red Fong

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