Social Justice Opportunities at FPCA


Lunch & Learn: African-American History Series
July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stephen’s Lee Community Center, 30 George Washington Carver Ave.

This free monthly lecture series on  African-American History in Buncombe County features a local expert on a specific topic on the last Tuesday during July, August and September. Presentations include:

  • July 25: Dr. Darin Waters on the history of African American education in Asheville & WNC
  • August 23: County Commissioner Al Whitesides on the wage gap and historical wealth disparities in the African American Community.
  • September 27: Dr. Sharon West on access and availability of health care for African Americans in Buncombe County.

The series is hosted by the Buncombe County Community Engagement Team.
 

Service Opportunity: Breakfast at Pritchard Park!  Sunday, July 30
Anyone who would like to help serve our downtown neighbors is invited to meet in the FPCA kitchen at 8:15 AM. We need folks to bring soft fruit, orange juice, and/or hard boiled eggs to share. We will walk over to the park around 8:45 AM, returning by 9:45 in time for Faith Development. If you would like to help bake at 7:30 AM, let Penny (pgibbs@fpcasheville.org) know!