Community Calendar

Racial Equity Institute
Mar
11
to Mar 12

Racial Equity Institute

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church (map)
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Racial Equity Institute is a two day workshop designed to help leaders and organizations who want to proactively understand and address racism, both in their organization and in the community where the organization is working and for those persons who are interested in understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within our society.


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Words of Comfort Service
Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Words of Comfort Service

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A Words of Comfort Service is an opportunity to join us in sharing and hearing prayers, scripture, and music that acknowledge that God's presence is for those who mourn and those who struggle--and that God's Word comes to shine a light into our despair. Everyone, regardless of church background (or lack of it) is welcome.

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Nov
27
10:00 AM10:00

Third Annual John W. Hatch FaithHealth Lecture

  • Shaw University's Thomas J. Boyd Chapel (map)
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The Division of FaithHealth Ministries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Shaw University Divinity School invite you to the Third Annual John W. Hatch FaithHealth Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Shaw University's Thomas J. Boyd Chapel.  The chapel is located at 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. The Series, named as a commemoration of the pioneering work of Dr. John Hatch in the areas of faith, health, and community organization, seeks to: 

  • Provide a forum for participants to engage in diverse streams of intellectual knowledge gained through individuals, communities and institutions that are relevant to the fields of faith and health.
  • Create opportunities for open dialogue, story sharing, and innovation between faith and health communities towards the goal of improved quality of life in the communities/populations served. 
  • Build stronger communities vested in bridging the space between the healing worlds of faith and health.

"The Hatch Lecture" will again engage faith and health leaders in dynamic and thought provoking dialogue reflective of the strength of faithhealth intersections in improving population health and building stronger communities.  The keynote lecturer will be Rev. Dr. William Barber, II. Dr. Barber is President and Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, Architect of the Moral Monday Movement in North Carolina, Co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, and President Emeritus of the NC NAACP.

Another special feature will include a dialogue between Dr. Hatch, William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Dr. Gerald Winslow, Director of the Center for Christian Bioethics, School of Religion, Loma Linda University (LLU), and Founder of the LLU Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. 

Please save the date.  We are looking forward to your participation.  You will receive an email in September with a registration link. There is no registration fee.  For questions, please contact Dawn Hall at dmhall@wakehealth.edu.   Please feel free to share this information with others and/or provide us with their contact information.  

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Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Innovative Impact Panel at Venture Cafe: Education

The number one recommendation of Mayor Joines’ 2017 Poverty Thought Force was “coordination and visibility:” enhancing residents’ awareness of existing programs/policies and better coordination among them. In an effort to contribute to both of those key outcomes, Love Out Loud and HandsOn Northwest North Carolina host a monthly session on social good happening across the greater Forsyth County region. You’ll hear from leaders who are doing great work in the areas of Education.

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Racial Equity Institute
Nov
12
to Nov 13

Racial Equity Institute

Racial Equity Institute is a two day workshop designed to help leaders and organizations who want to proactively understand and address racism, both in their organization and in the community where the organization is working and for those persons who are interested in understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within our society.

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The Florida Project Screening & Panel Discussion
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

The Florida Project Screening & Panel Discussion

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Family Services invites you to a special screening of The Florida Project, a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood, directed by Sean Baker that features 2018 Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe. 

Thursday, October 25, 6:00pm at a/perture cinema

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World. 

The film also unveils the challenges of poverty in the lives of children, parents and families. 

Stay for a Family Services facilitated discussion and conversation with:

Lia Erickson M.D.
Pediatrics Specialist, Novant Health Waughtown Clinic 

Victor Isler
Director of the Department of Social Services, Winston-Salem 

Andrea Kurtz
Director of the 10-year Plan to End Homelessness, United Way of Forsyth County

Tickets on Sale Now at a/perture Cinema

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Opioid Epidemic Forum
Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

Opioid Epidemic Forum

  • Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education (map)
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About the Opioid Epidemic Forum

It’s one of the most important public health issues we face. Directly or indirectly, it affects all of us. Finding a solution will require a collaborative approach.

From the research labs to on the ground, The Opioid Epidemic Forum will bring together experts from all sides of the issue. Our goal is to foster a greater understanding of the crisis and facilitate discussions and collaborations that can help foster solutions.

Event Speakers

The agenda will include presenters sharing perspectives from all sides of the opioid crisis, including researchers, government officials, industry representatives and practitioners. Click Here to See Speaker List.



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Bridges Out of Poverty
Oct
19
8:30 AM08:30

Bridges Out of Poverty

This workshop based referring to the book Bridges out of Poverty by Ruby Payne will provide participants with a deeper udnerstanding of issues surrounding poverty.  Participants will learn about Circles, "an innovative model based on a body of research suggesting that in order for families with low income to improve their situation, they must have bonding social capital within the community, bringing social capital to access the resources contained by higher income networks, and linking social capital that connects the first two with public institutions."


More information to follow. Contact khaynes@crisiscontrol.org with questions.

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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Innovative Impact Panels at Venture Cafe: Collective Impact and Animal Services

There is some much good work happening in nonprofits in WS/FC and our community that on October 18th we’re bringing you two panels!

The number one recommendation of Mayor Joines’ 2017 Poverty Thought Force was “coordination and visibility:” enhancing residents’ awareness of existing programs/policies and better coordination among them. In an effort to contribute to both of those key outcomes, Love Out Loud and HandsOn Northwest North Carolina host a monthly session on social good happening across the greater Forsyth County region. You’ll hear from leaders who are doing great work in:

6pm : Collective Impact Groups

If your organization would like to be considered for participation please contact Liz Kaiman

Age Friendly Forsyth - Theresa Hoffman-Makar

Other panelists TBA

Moderated by: Chuck Spong - Love Out Loud

7pm : Animal Services

If your organization would like to be considered for participation please contact Liz Kaiman

Panelists TBA

Moderated by: Chuck Spong - Love Out Loud

More information TBA - but as always, other leaders will also be on hand. Learn more about innovative efforts that are bringing non-profit, for-profit, faith-based and community organizations together toward common goals and outcomes in collective impact groups and animal services.

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Awaken the Dawn
Sep
27
to Sep 29

Awaken the Dawn

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On September 27-29, Awaken the Dawn will be hosting ‘tent city’ gatherings of worship, music, prayer, and evangelism – simultaneously at all 50 state capitals and on college and university campuses across America! In North Carolina, our gathering will be at Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh from 7pm Thursday until 9pm Saturday.

Contact: Matthew Lilley, matthewl@theburn247.com

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Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

Install Doorbells for Senior Citizens

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Doorbell Installation Training Session

When: Tuesday, September 18 at 5:30 PM

Where: MIXXER (1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101)

Thank you for your interest in helping to install wireless doorbells at the residences of homebound seniors in Forsyth County who are Meals-on-Wheels participants. We've identified more than 125 seniors in need of wireless doorbells and are looking for handy volunteers to assist with the installation process. With your help, we’ll be able to cut down on area seniors missing meals because they didn’t know the volunteer was at their door!

Contact Gretchen Duffey, gduffey@seniorservicesinc.org

or Visit https://fs8.formsite.com/SeniorServices/form16/index.html

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