With the Supreme Court now deciding the fate of the DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] program, and the state taking over management of the Providence public schools, our upcoming conversation on how our educational systems serve – or neglect to serve – the needs of our community’s many immigrant students could not be more timely. Join us at Bell Street Chapel next Tuesday, November 19, for “Who Can Know?” Immigration and Education, the latest program in our “Within a Lifetime: Immigration and the Changing City” series, funded in part by the RI Council for the Humanities. I’ll be asking Latino Policy Institute Director Marcela Betancur, historian/writer/
The program is free and open to the public, please register here.
Complete details here.
Please join us on Sunday, November 24 from 11:30 am (just after service) to 1:00 pm in Eddy Hall for a gratitude potluck! Attendees are asked to RSVP to bellstreetHteam (at) gmail.com and provide a dish to share; please bring your own plate and glassware (silverware and napkins will be provided).
“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie