Posts in Convergence
Unity in diversity: a look into Convergence 2018

Convergence is a conference that we host each year to discuss issues of diversity. We hope that the conference both educates students and staff while also prompting difficult conversations. We believe that this is part of being members of both a spiritual body and a learning community. Mark Charles, who is half-Navajo and half-Dutch, was the keynote speaker. His work centers on examining the Doctrine of Discovery, particularly how it contributed and justified the abuse and genocide of Native Americans. In addition, he focused on broader structural biases and how they impact the country today. 

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