Intercultural Ministries offers new events on healing racism, extends grant deadline

The Church of the Brethren Intercultural Ministries has announced the next two events in its ongoing series on healing racism, both online. The ministry also is extending the deadline for applying for a Healing Racism Mini-grant.

Healing Racism Mini-grant applications will now be received for a new grant period beginning April 1 through June 30. Congregations and communities officially affiliated with the Church of the Brethren in the United States are encouraged to review the grant details and to apply at

Two new online events

“Healing Racism Congregations and Communities #ConversationsTogether Meetup” will take place on March 25 at 7 p.m. (Eastern time). The event welcomes all who are interested in participating in Healing Racism Congregations and Communities. “Save the date and plan to join us,” said an invitation from Intercultural Ministries director LaDonna Nkosi. “If your community or congregation is involved or would like to be involved in the path to healing racism, join with us.” Register in advance at

A “Healing Racial Trauma Virtual Retreat” will be held March 27 from 3-6 p.m. (Eastern time). Sheila Wise Rowe, author of the book Healing Racial Trauma: The Road to Resilience will lead the retreat. This particular retreat has been designed to provide safe and healing space for those directly affected by racial trauma who are of African, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Indigenous, or other cultural, racial/ethnic backgrounds, multicultural families, etc. “Author Sheila Wise Rowe will be with us for other opportunities of sharing and training for allies and on other topics in the future,” said Nkosi. To register, contact


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