Here's a link to the lyrics in the program:
Standing atop the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 1, 2020, Representative John Lewis urged us to "Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America." For the September Assembly, community organizer and previous non-profit director Janice "Jay" Johnson will share some stories and give us pointers on how to be more fearlessly aggressive about recognizing and combating racism, individually and collectively.
The Zoom "doors" will open at 10:30, so folks can chat in breakout rooms with others before the assembly starts at 11. We will also use 15-minute breakout rooms after the assembly until at least 1 PM, so please feel free to stay and chat in small groups!
The Zoom link and some pointers are below. You won't need to RSVP with Zoom first, just use this link!
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If you are new to Zoom, please watch this handy video about how to join a meeting:
Quick suggestions for Zoom:
Use your headphones instead of the computer's/phone's speakers; it'll make hearing you easier when we break out into little chat groups.
If possible, please enable your video feed so we can see you! The speakers will then be able to see your beautiful faces and reactions, and it'll feel more like we are in person. If you have to walk away from or move your camera, please disable it until you get back. And yes, of course we want to see your cats.
You'll be muted right when you get to the meeting, but worry not, there will be smaller groups during and after the assembly that you can use to talk to your fellow Earthlings.
In the corner of the box with your face in it, you can choose to hide yourself from your view, so you won't find looking at yourself so distracting. Also, it'll make more space on your screen to see others.
You may (but don't have to) RSVP on Meetup.
We can't wait to see you all!
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