Come connect with Carolyn Renée

POC InterPlay Potluck—Oakland

You’re invited to one near you!
Carolyn Renée

Oakland, CA

Thurs, July 19, 2018 • 5:30 pm

Your InterPlay Co-Liaisons to Leaders of Color, Masankho Banda, and Carolyn Renée are visiting InterPlay communities this spring and summer to help unite and encourage greater participation of People of Color/Leaders of Color in local InterPlay communities. We want to complement the recent launch of Points of Connection Zoom video conferencing meet-ups by hosting these in-person gatherings. This is an opportunity to also build a stronger alliance of InterPlay POC/LOC community through the tools of InterPlay.

This event will intersect with the Art & Social Change: InterPlay for Millennial Leaders that will be taking place. The POCs and Millennials will have a potluck at 5:30 pm and then at 7:30 pm, Art & Social Change participants will be doing an informal sharing and graduation that all are invited to attend.

We look forward to sharing food, stories, songs, and dances on behalf of! The following are some of the places we will be visiting between now and the 2018 Leaders Gathering. We look to add more locations in the fall.

Atlanta, GA May 14, 2018 • Masankho Banda
Oakland, CA May 19, 2018 • Masankho Banda
Minneapolis, MN June 16, 2018 • Carolyn Renée
Oakland, CA July 19, 2018 • Carolyn Renée

Please bring a healthy dish to share.

Cost: Free

Registration/Information: POC@interplay.org

Venue

InterPlayce

2273 Telegraph Avenue (at 23rd St.)
Oakland, CA 94612
InterPlayce is the center of the InterPlay universe. The offices for Body Wisdom, Inc. are also located here. The building is at the corner of 23rd and Telegraph, one block north of West Grand. It is just a few blocks from the 19th Street Downtown Oakland BART station, and on several convenient bus lines. On-street parking is always available at night and metered during the day. It is also easily accessible by several of the major freeways. Click here for a map.
Leaders
Carolyn Renée
Carolyn Renée is a teaching and performing artist, organizer and administrator. She is also former Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS, a nonprofit that supports the creation and presentation of original art rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. Since the early 2000s, through her work with Alternate ROOTS, and the Mississippi Arts Commission she worked closely with the nonprofit community and arts organizations throughout the southeast United States and the District of Columbia to organize workshops, learning exchanges, retreats, showcases and member gatherings. Carolyn Renée is a teaching artist with Synchronicity Theatre’s “Playmaking For Girls” program. Playmaking for Girls empowers incarcerated girls, refugees, and foster care girls through the medium of play-writing, theatre games, and performance. In 2015, she received funding from The City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs for her original play, The Mother Daughter Dialogues. Carolyn Renée is a singer, songwriter and storyteller. In the InterPlay organization, she is a Co-Liaison Leader to InterPlay Leaders and People of Color. In May 2017, she served as the lead organizer for the first ever InterPlay People of Color Retreat. Coming from a family of healers, she’s a third degree Naturopathic Reiki Master, and offers Reiki certifications throughout the United States in partnership with A Life of Peace Education and Wellness Institute. She uses "Carolyn Renée" as her full name.

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