Our annual visit to Noah’s Ark is very popular. Visit the Eventbrite line above for more information. We get:
Exclusive access to the exhibit for one hour
Music circle activity
Brown bag lunch after the visit to socialize
Free passes to return to the Skirball
Our Color Conversation: Developing Healthy Self-Esteem and Positive Racial Identity was a big hit. Our excellent facilitator and board member, Jennifer Noble, PhD, led the discussion with her expertise as a therapist while avoiding the “clinical speak” that often intimidates people. We then got sneak peeks at Rose Espiritu’s film “Mixed Up” with a variety of mixed points of view that spurred many discussion points and whetted the appetite for more. Finally, we wrapped with Jasmine Curtis’s story about her journey to embrace her natural hair, her product line AVOCURL, and a hair demonstration. Definitely a unique event but then all our Color Conversations are unique and a special treat for those that are able to attend.
Mixed Ethnicities Student Headquarters (MESH) at UC Santa Cruz held their Defining and Exploring Mixed Identities conference on February 20th. MASC board member Kiyoshi Houston presented “Our Past and Future: a Journey Through the History of the Multiracial Movement.”
In Kiyoshi’s words:
“Just gave a very well received presentation at UCSC’s Mixed Ethnicities Student Headquarters’ Defining & Exploring Mixed Identities Conference. Feel so humbled, blessed & empowered to share about something dear to my heart and have it so well received. Sending much love to UCSC’s MESH & what they are doing over here!”
ANNOUNCING MASC SPEAKERS BUREAU
Need an expert to speak to your school, work, or even place of worship about issues of importance to the mixed race community?
MASC is proud to announce the launch of our Speakers Bureau.
Visit our website for details on available speakers and how you may bring someone from MASC to present our unique perspective!
MASC regularly draws attention to news articles and invites dialog through our social media. In case you missed our posts in your feed or you don’t follow us on social media here are links to stories that have captured our attention within the past month:
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