LIVE VIRTUAL WEEKS 2021
Dates and Information
REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO MAY 15, 2021
Full payment is now due upon registration. (See payment details HERE.)
(Additional participants can be added after registration.)
DATES for SUMMER 2021
June 20-24 (Sun-Thurs) Available for group of 15 or less
June 27-July 1 (Sun-Thurs) Available for group of 15 or less
July 5-July 9 (Mon-Fri) Available for group of 15 or less
July 11-15 (Sun-Thurs) CLOSED
July 18-22 (Sun-Thurs) Available
July 25-29 (Sun-Thurs) Available
Weeks begin on Sunday or Monday evenings at 6:00 pm and conclude on Thursday or Friday evenings at 8:00 pm.
Cost is $100 per participant and includes:
- Spring virtual consultation with youth leader to assist in at-home service planning
- Spring virtual training for all participating adultsLive First Evening Orientation Session with RBM staff
- Live Morning Focus Sessions with RBM staff each morning
- Live Evening Sessions with RBM staff and guest leaders each evening
- Discussion and activity guides for youth leaders
- T-shirts for all participants
The United States has the fourth-highest poverty rate, despite being the largest economy in the world. Wealth inequality is growing. What types of inequality exist in America? Why is there inequality in America? As followers of Jesus, how can we partner to move toward justice?
Youth will learn the difference between equality and equity, discuss root causes of poverty, inequality, and the systems that perpetuate injustice. Youth will have extensive conversations about the effects of systemic racism on income inequality.
Groups will also talk with community leaders and faith-based organizations that advocate on behalf of vulnerable and low-income communities. Guests include: Anti-Racism Conversations with leaders from Scarritt-Bennett Center Racial Justice Ministries (https://scarrittbennett.org/racial-justice/), Speakers from Undocumented Stories (https://www.theundocumentedstories.org), Faith-based Advocates, and more.
More about the week can be found by clicking here.