Monday, February 18, 2019
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) works to combat hate movements in the United States. In this talk, SPLC Outreach Manager, Kate Chance, will provide an overview of the historical and current status of hate movements in the US, especially here in Arizona. She will discuss the efforts to combat these movements by fighting hate, teaching tolerance and seeking justice.
Chance manages the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama, an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil right movements. She also manages the SPLC on-campus program, which provides resources and support for emerging student activists on campuses across the country.
Chance obtained her Master’s degree from the University of Oxford in the Study of Religion, with concentrations in Islam and Hinduism. Prior to her time with SPLC, Kate worked as the Community Engagement Manager at Islamic Networks Group, developing their local and national interfaith programs, as well as for the University of Florida’s Center for global Islamic Studies and Center for the Study of Hindu Traditions, helping to coordinate conferences and events and creating interfaith initiatives in the Gainesville, Florida area. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Flagler College, with degrees in Psychology, Philosophy and Religion.
Theology Uncorked is a free program for theological reflection, good conversation, delicious wines and fresh popcorn! This program is offered usually on the first Monday of each month with presentations, movies, etc., which allow us to further examine our lives as it relates to Christ's teachings. You are welcome to bring snacks or a bottle of wine to share as we delve into our theology! All are welcome to join us!