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Conversations around the Pupil of the Eye Art Show

Artist Panel Discussion Come dialogue with them and discover in-depth insights into their understanding of the quote, “Thou art like unto the pupil of the eye which is dark in color, yet it is the fount of light and the revealer of the contingent world.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá. This evening’s panel is made up of the “Participating...

The Purpose of the Black Men’s Gathering

The first session of our three-part program with Dr. William (Billy) Roberts exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will provide an overview of the purpose and influence of this groundbreaking initiative, featuring a panel presentation of Black Men’s Gathering participants who will share about the impact it had on their lives and Bahá’í...

Art from the Black Men’s Gathering: A Tribute to Robert Hayden

The second session exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will focus on the arts, honoring Robert Hayden, Bahá’í and US Poet Laureate (Library of Congress). This session will include contributions from writers Dr. Derik Smith and Patrick Patillo, musicians Roger Hogan and Oluyemi Thomas, and photographer Donald Camp. Moderating: Dr. William (Billy) RobertsPanelists:...

Community Builders

The third and final session in our series exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will focus on “Community Builders” and will showcase initiatives that were an outgrowth of the Black Men’s Gathering. Moderating: Dr. William (Billy) RobertsPanelists: * Teddy Lawrence, Entrepreneur/Educator and Juan Pacheco, Actor/Artist — “A Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative”* Kevin Andrews,...

Conversations around the Pupil of the Eye Art Show II

This Zoom space is part of the Pupil of the Eye Art Series which includes online dialogues spaces, artist videos, and an online gallery space. Keep coming back to the web site as we release more of the artist’s video statements about their work. Artist Panel Discussion An evening with a panel of three artists who offered...

Green Acre, the Bahá’í Faith & Eliot, Maine

What is the history of Green Acre here in Eliot and the Seacoast? What happens there today? What is its vision of the future? What is the Bahá’í Faith? What do Bahá’ís believe? What do they practice? How is it related to other religions? We will explore these questions and your own with a presentation...

Building a Better World: Beginning with Vibrant Communities

The purpose of this conference is to reflect together on what a just, peaceful, and flourishing world might look like; and to promote a collaborative approach to building such a world, starting with vibrant, caring local communities. It will be held at the Green Acre Bahá’í Center of Learning in Eliot, Maine. Lunch, dinner, and...

Reconceptualizing Blackness

A Youth Call to Action We invite youth of all races and spiritual traditions to apply to attend The Wilmette Institute’s first anti-racism week for youth focusing on the Black experience. This session is intended for youth of all backgrounds who are active or interested in racial justice with regards to any ethnic or racial...