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JOIN GAPP & ACRU for a book discussion

JOIN GAPP & ACRU (Anderson Churches for Racial Unity) for a book discussion.We invite you to readTEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America, by Michael Eric Dyson.Then join your neighbors on Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 PM, atEastern Hills Friends Meeting, 1671 Nagel Road, 45255.  Registration requested at  Dust Jacket Reviews:Toni Morrison writes: “Elegantly written, Tears We […]

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A Gathering for Prayer and Understanding

A Gathering for Prayer and Understanding: Sunday, June 10, 4:00 PM, at Heritage. Please join GAPP for this Gathering with Native American Elders and local religious leaders. Mary Pember and Guy Jones will share Native perspectives on mascots and other cultural insights. They will be joined by Rev. Leslie Woodward, Rev. Canon William Scrivener of Christ […]

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Film Screening of More Than A Word

GAPP invites you to a film screeningMore Than A Wordby filmmakers John Little and Kenn Little, enrolled members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.Friday, May 11, 7:00 PMHeritage UU Church2710 Newtown Road, 45244 The film offers a fascinating look inside the movement to change the name of the Washington R*dskins football team. The film traces how the […]

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Learn More About the AHS Mascot Issue

Greater Anderson Promotes Peace (GAPP), whose focus is diversity, respect and inclusion, has supported changing the Anderson High School mascot for over eighteen years. GAPP has researched the concerns of Native American organizations who support the change. Key issues include: such mascots have harmful psychological effects on Native American students; they encourage cultural appropriation of […]

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What’s Race Got To Do With It?

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PMGAPP and Anderson Churches for Racial Unity welcome Dorothy Smoot and Chara Fisher Jackson, of the Greater Cincinnati Urban League, for a powerful discussing of social disparities, on Tuesday, May, 1, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Anderson Hills United Methodist Church, 7515 Forest Road, 45255.With their input and […]

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Film Screening: Cincinnati Goddamn

Film Screening: Cincinnati Goddamn Friday, February 2, 7PM Heritage UU Church 2710 Newtown Rd., 45244 in Anderson Township. GAPP and Heritage UU Church are hosting a screening of the film Cincinnati Goddamn. The film is a documentary about the police killing of black men in Cincinnati, the 2001 civil unrest that rocked the city for three days, and the […]

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Understanding Whiteness

A Workshop Examining the History and Present-Day Reality of Whiteness in American Life Saturday, March 3, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Location: Lutheran Church of the Resurrection 1950 Nagel Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45255 Register at: Too often our contemporary conversations about race and racism are polarized into angry posturing, denial, and […]

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Race, Class and the Blue Collar

GAPP and Anderson Churches for Racial Unity present: Race, Class and the Blue Collar Presenters: Kelly and Kyle Phelps Thursday, January 11 7:00 PM Anderson Hills Christian Church 8119 Clough Pike, 45244 RSVP: www. The Art and Message of Kyle and Kelly Phelps The twin brothers, Kyle and Kelly Phelps were born in 1977 to a working-class family whose father was employed in a […]

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GAPP holds our 13th Annual New Year’s Day Candlelight Vigil

GAPP holds our 13th Annual New Year’s Day Candlelight Vigil, Celebrating the Human Family at the Peace Pole Garden GAPP is holding our 13th annual New Year’s Day Candlelight Vigil at the Peace Pole Garden in Beech Acres Park, 6910 Salem Avenue, Anderson Township, on Monday, January 1, at 5:00 PM. The vigil […]

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A Thanksgiving Dinner – Sharing American Traditions with Turkish Friends

Sharing American Traditions with Turkish Friends Saturday, November 18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Heritage UU Church 2710 Newtown Road Cincinnati, 45244 GAPP invites you to a Thanksgiving Dinner with our Turkish Muslim friends. New to our country and our Thanksgiving traditions, our Turkish friends asked, “We know about Black Friday. What do you do on Thanksgiving?” Please bring mashed potatoes, […]

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