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Crossing Lines 2018
Location: The Buddhist Church of Florin, 7235 Pritchard Road Sacramento, CA 95828


AGENDA

June 18-22, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event/Activity

DAY 1

Arrival between 8:00-8:30; Speakers on at 8:30

Morning Session: (8:00 – 11:30)
Welcome and opening comments + Early-bird Raffle
  • Introductions – What brings you to the seminar?
  • Overview of the week’s events and goals
  • The History of Antisemitism: Rescuers, Perpetrators & Bystanders - Carol & Sam Edelman
  • Jewish Culture & Religion - Rabbi Sara

Lunch - (Provided) Kosher Style (11:30-12:30)

Afternoon Session: (12:30 -4:00)
  • Getting to Know You Activity
  • Exploring resources
  • Prompt & reflective writing

DAY 2

Morning Session: (8:00 - noon)
  • I’m American Too - A story of exclusion, forced removal, and resilience - Marielle Tsukamoto
  • Introduce & create Daruma Dolls

Lunch - 12:00 1:30 - (Provided) Bento Box

Afternoon Session: (1:30 -4:00)
  • Korematsu v. United States: Resistance & Activism - Karen Korematsu
  • On Coming to America: Small Moments/Big Meanings lesson/collaborative activity

DAY 3

Morning Session: (8:00 - noon)
  • Moments in the Mirror - Hannie Voyles, Holocaust survivor and author, will share stories of survival and resilience.

Lunch - 12:00-1:00 Bring your own

Afternoon Session: (1:00 -4:00)
  • I’m Not Leaving: Rwanda through the eyes of the only American to remain in the country during the 1994 genocide - Carl Wilkens
  • Upstanders Not Bystanders - Introduction to resources and VoiceThread

*** Late start for tomorrow

DAY 4

Morning Session: (9:00 - noon) Note: Moved start and end times back to accommodate cultural dinner outing.
  • Overview of Secret War in Laos
  • The Forbidden Treasure - See Lor - Hmong folktales + equity & cultural competency/proficiency

Lunch - Bring Your Own

Afternoon Session: (1:00 -4:30)
  • Who's Sitting Next to You? - Melissa Chin - Elem Principal EGUSD - Resilience + Cultural Competency
  • Crossing Lines - A Journey to America - Joe Liow

(5:00 - 8:00) -Evening Cultural Event - Mien music/dance and dinner celebration. Location: Frasinetti’s Winery & Restaurant 7395 Frasinetti Rd. Sacramento 95828

DAY 5

Morning Session: (8:00 - noon)
  • On Coming to America - Vilaysay “Sai” Chang - Dept. of Homeland Security, Community Relations Officer US Citizenship & Immigration Services District 22 Sacramento
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) speaker - Vilaysay “Sai” Chang

Lunch - Provided

Afternoon Session: (12:30 -4:00)
  • Skype with TOLI: HEN Listserv + TOLI Mini Grants
  • Who’s Sitting Next to Me? - The untold stories of our students, community members, and fellow faculty members. (whole group question)
  • Small Group Discussions & Planning
  • Read Around
  • HEN certificates (Daruma dolls)