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FERTILE FUTURES Talking Circle
June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Restorative Justice practitioner, teaching artist and Abolitionist Jenny Viets will lead a talking circle with PO Box Collective Artist-in-Residence Molly Costello.
This is a SIGN-UP FORM for the Talking Circle. We are capping this event at 15 people. Please please let us know if you can no longer make this gathering so we can let those on the waiting list know.
About this Gathering
Art is often a gateway to meaningful and moving conversation. Join Molly Costello and facilitator Jennifer Viets for a guided conversation allowing participants to respond to a theme in Molly’s works. Enjoy the opportunity gather, to share, listen and to learn from and with one another.
About Talking Circles
Talking Circles are one of the practices used in Restorative Justice/Restorative Practices. The Circle involves a ritual opening, and the establishment of Guidelines and Values. Circle values often include empathy, compassion, honesty and confidentiality. The Circle-keeper creates a plan around a theme and asks “rounds” of questions which act as prompts for sharing. We will pass a talking piece and speak one at a time without interruption. No one is required to share and the Circle is as deep as the participants choose to make it.
This is not a meeting. It is voluntary. It is an opportunity to share in a safer/braver space. Participation in Circle hopefully leads to a greater sense of personal well-being and support while challenging us to think more deeply.
Accessibility + COVID Safety
The P.O. Box Collective is located at street level and is accessible by ramp and has an accessible bathroom. We will be sitting in chairs in a circle.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED while inside the P.O. Box space. We will also have air filtration systems running. We kindly ask that if you are not feeling well that you please stay home.