Speaking Engagements

Selective. Recent.

  • October 2021, A Trauma-Informed Approach to Anti-racism, CSU-F. (Online, Zoom)
  • August 2021: Hym,n-Writers Panel. Presbyterian Writers Guild. (Online, Zoom)
  • Fall 2020. Alumni Retreat/Conference, LPTS Alumni, Louisville, KY. (Online, Zoom)
  • September 9, 2020. Growing an Anti-racist Voice and Identity in 2020. Sociology 306, Cal State U at Fullerton, CA. (Online, Zoom)
  • August 3 and 29 July, 2020. First Steps to Becoming an Anti-racist. Women Drivers Interfaith Group, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. (Online, Zoom)
  • January – September 2019. Homelessness Demystified: Buffet of Educational Experiences. Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery, Irvine for Everyone.
  • August 6, 2018. Dismantling Racism: Next Steps, Presbyterian Women ChurchWide Gathering, Louisville, KY.
  • April 2018. Embracing Diversity. Santa Barbara Presbytery Spring Gathering.
  • September 1, 2017. Growing a Personal Anti-racist Voice and Identity. 90 minutes. PW, Inc. Board of Directors/ChurchWide Coordinating Team, Louisville, KY.
  • August 2017. Using the Anti-racism Digital Library to Teach Authority, Privilege. American Theological Libraries Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • April 30, 2017, Grace First Presbyterian Church, Long Beach, CA. Discipleship and Diversity in the Bible. Mary Buck Peace and  Justice Lecture Adult Education series.
  • August, 30, 2016.  Identity in America. Santa Ana Kiwanis. CA.
  • July 15 – 17, 2016. Building An Inclusive, Caring Community Forum on Friday 2 pm; follow-up Workshop Reclaiming ourselves on Saturday 10 am. Summer Conference, Presbyterian Women of the Synod of Southern California and Hawaii, Chapman University, Orange, CA.
  • June 16 – 18, 2016. Theology, Race, and Libraries. American Theological Libraries Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Spring, 2016. Anti-racism: The Racial Imagination and Categorization. A three week Adult Education series. Geneva Pres. Laguna Woods.
  • March 10 – 24, 2016. 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. New York.
  • February 18, 2016. Race in America. Interfaith Council of Garden Grove, Stanton, and Westminster.
  • January 10, 2016. Bias and Prejudice by Anita Coleman. Geneva Presbyterian Church, Laguna Woods.
  • November 19, 2015Sacred Conversations: Speaking Anti-racism Open Space I. The Gathering of the Presbytery of Los Ranchos at First Pres. Church at Garden Grove, Euclid Ave. Garden Grove, CA.
  • October 3-4, 2015. Anti-racism Digital Library.National Faith Leadership Conference. AME Church of the Redeemer, 45 Tesla, Irvine, CA.
  • September 24, 2015. Can there be racism without any racists? Open Space, The Gathering of the Presbytery of Los Ranchos at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2850 Fairview Rd # A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
  • 2008-2009. What Gives Life. A 30 week contemplative Bible study of The Book of John Lecture, discussion, and lectio divina. Monday nights, Irvine Pres. Church.
  • 2007, Spring. A Spirituality of Perfection. A six-week Bible study of The Letter of James Lecture, discussion, and lectio divina. Spring, Monday nights, Irvine Pres. Church.



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