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October 2020

Liberating Theologies Speaker Series

October 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Liberating Theologies Speaker Series is an extension of our Do No Harm initiative, which works with people of faith and the broader community in North Carolina to shift culture and narratives that cause harm through interpretation of Holy Text and other religious writing. We are thrilled to announce our two featured speakers for this year's Liberating Theologies Speaker Series. Bishop William J. Barber II is the President & Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, Co-Chair of the Poor…

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November 2020

Butterfly Collection Drop

November 23, 2020

The Freedom Center for Social Justice is Proud to Unveil The Butterfly Collection of Holiday Cards. The Butterfly Collection is an Artist Entrepreneurship Program for trans and gender-non-conforming artists.  Our first cohort of designers are Cory Rattrovo, Tobias Dean and Lena Gray.  Over the course of the program, these graphic/visual artists will learn how to monetize their creative talents and launch a business.  The Holiday Collection is a limited edition run and will allow participants to gain hands-on experience from…

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February 2021

HKonJ People’s Assembly Virtual Event

February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual

Join the NC NAACP LGBTQ+ Committee, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and our organizational partners on February 13th, 2021, as we mobilize the contingency of LGBTQ+ folx, advocates and allies for the first ever HKonJ VIRTUAL extravaganza! HKonJ is an annual event where over 125 North Carolina NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 other social justice organizations march to stand against legislative attacks on the people of North Carolina, and to…

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June 2021

Changing Tides Podcast Series: New Release

June 24, 2021

The Freedom Center for Social Justice has begun a new, exciting adventure. We officially launched our new summer podcast series, Changing Tides- we cannot wait for you to hear what we have in store for you! This podcast will host various figures, leaders, and community members at the forefront of social justice and activism. Hosted by Freedom Center staff, we will hold inspiring, informative, and intergenerational conversations on various culture-shifting topics. From politics and activism to art and coming out…

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Give OUT Day

June 30, 2021
Virtual

FCSJ is excited to celebrate with you this month, and there is no better way to do it than kicking off our Give OUT Day Campaign!! "Give OUT Day is a month-long fundraising campaign beginning June 1 and culminating on June 30, the only national giving event for the LGBTQ community." Join us in Showing Your Pride by visiting https://www.giveoutday.org/organization/Fcsj today!!

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July 2021

Changing Tides Podcast Series: New Release

July 28, 2021
Virtual

The Freedom Center for Social Justice has begun a new, exciting adventure. We officially launched our new summer podcast series, Changing Tides- we cannot wait for you to hear what we have in store for you! This podcast will host various figures, leaders, and community members at the forefront of social justice and activism. Hosted by Freedom Center staff, we will hold inspiring, informative, and intergenerational conversations on various culture-shifting topics. From politics and activism to art and coming out…

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August 2021

2021 Trans Faith & Action Network (TFAAN) Retreat

August 14, 2021
Virtual

The TFAAN Committee is working hard to create the best Transgender Faith and Action Network (TFAAN) Virtual Retreat yet, and we cannot wait to share what we have in store for you! So mark your calendars for August, 14th, 2021 and look out for any upcoming notifications! The TFAAN Retreat is a gathering of trans* (transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming) people who recognize the value of connecting with and providing mutual support to one another. It is an opportunity for trans* people to decompress, be heard, and engage with like-minded community.  You don't want…

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Changing Tides Podcast Series: New Release

August 25, 2021
Virtual

The Freedom Center for Social Justice has begun a new, exciting adventure. We officially launched our new summer podcast series, Changing Tides- we cannot wait for you to hear what we have in store for you! This podcast will host various figures, leaders, and community members at the forefront of social justice and activism. Hosted by Freedom Center staff, we will hold inspiring, informative, and intergenerational conversations on various culture-shifting topics. From politics and activism to art and coming out…

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September 2021

2021 Liberating Theologies Speakers Series

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Virtual

The Liberating Theologies Speaker Series is an extension of our Do No Harm initiative, which works with people of faith and the broader community in North Carolina to shift culture and narratives that cause harm through interpretation of Holy Text and other religious writing. We are thrilled to announce our featured speaker for this year's Liberating Theologies Speaker Series. Dr. Emilie M. Townes, an American Baptist clergywoman, is a native of Durham, North Carolina.  She holds a Doctor of Ministry…

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November 2021

Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021

#GivingTuesdayCLT (Nov 30th) is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesdayCLT kicks off the charitable season. The Freedom Center for Social Justice invites you to be a part of this global movement by giving locally.   How to be a part of #GivingTuesdayCLT: Give! Visit GivingTuesdayCLT.org on Nov 30th and donate to The Freedom Center for Social Justice,…

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