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“Racial Justice” Anti-Racism Training

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Matthews Room, 808 West State St
Trenton, NJ United States
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A 2.5 day residential workshop retreat offered on November 8 - 10, 2018, Thursday evening and all day Friday and Saturday (and followup debriefing on a date to be announced). Instructors are trained members of the Diocesan Anti-Racism Ministry.  The workshop's approach emphasizes learning from history to understand systemic racism, confronting internalized racial oppression, and actions to organize against the many forms of racism.  Spanish/English interpretation is available upon request. Participants must attend the full 2 1/2 days to receive a certificate of completion.  The workshop is a residential retreat, beginning Thursday with group dinner at 6:00 PM followed by training until 9 PM.  Friday and Saturday instruction begin after breakfast (provided) at 8:30 AM.  The workshop ends on Saturday at approximately 4 PM. The training location is graciously provided by Diocesan Staff at The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey 808 West State Street, Trenton  NJ  08618     Hotel lodging has been secured at The Red Roof Inn Lawrenceville, NJ 3203 Brunswick Pike, Trenton, NJ  08648 Hotel rooms are available at $74 per person for double occupancy (shared with one other person), $138 per person for single occupancy. Participants may choose to commute. Please register online by November 1  (commuters by November 5).  Register online or contact Mary Anne Clisham 609-394-5281, x10, or  mclisham@dioceseofnj.org Participants pay a $50 nonrefundable registration fee to reserve a place and offset tuition, meals, and workshop costs.  Scholarships are available. Non-members of the diocese pay $450, which includes a shared room, or $550 for a single room.   If you have questions, please contact Wendy Blackman 908-242-5920, vickibaj12@aol.com

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Safe Church Training

November 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St Mary’s Clementon, 33 Berlin RD.
Clementon, NJ 08021 United States
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A requirement for all those who work in the churches of our Diocese, especially those persons who work with children and youth. Leaders: The Reverend Carolyn A. Bradley, Deacon, Ph.D., LCSW, LCADC; The Reverend Catherine Esposito, Deacon; The Reverend Charles Lochner; The Reverend Carol Ann Pepe, Deacon, LCSW, St. Luke’s, Metuchen, New Jersey; Ms. Kasi LeGrand, MSW, LCSW, Piscataway, New Jersey In this workshop, both sexual abuse of children and sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons are covered. This training is required every five years for clergy, wardens, employees, church personnel, lay Eucharistic visitors, and anyone regularly working with or around children or youth. For specifics, please refer to Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being, which you can download as a PDF in English: here or in Spanish: aquí The morning session, from 9:30am to noon, deals with the sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons. The afternoon session, from noon to 3:30pm, deals specifically with the sexual abuse of children. Morning and afternoon sessions may be taken on the same day or on separate days, but both sessions must be taken. Sponsored by the Pastoral Response Team of the Diocese of New Jersey. Registration     Register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop: register online  or email mclisham@dioceseofnj.org or phone Mary Anne Clisham, 609 394-5281, ext. 10. Those who have previously attended the workshop may do their training online by contacting Diocesan House for an ID and Password. Contact            Ann Notte, 609 394-5281, ext. 41 or anotte@dioceseofnj.org

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