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Project Connection:

Curiousity, Culture, and Conversation Events

Masa DeLara, and skilled WDRC facilitators will empower and encourage residents to build personal awareness of issues relating to race, ethnicity, and cultural heritage. Workshops will create space for dialogue to contribute to further learning, and inspire compassion and kindness to honor the diversity of neighbors throughout Whatcom County.  This will take place in a 2 hour workshop, followed by a 1 hour facilitated community conversation. These evets are FREE, welcome to all, and no RSVPs are needed. 

Who: Event is most suitable for people over the age of 13 though all are welcome.
Contact: contact Iris at, 360-676-0122

Project Connection is made possible thanks to funding from Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly and is co-sponsored by the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, Ferndale Community Coalition, and East Whatcom Regional Resource Center

Event Dates:
Saturday, May 20th from 1-4pm at the Pioneer Pavilion Community Center in Ferndale  (2007 Cherry St) 
Saturday, May 27th from 1-4pm at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (8251 Kendall Rd, Maple Falls)

Instructor - Masa DeLara has worked as an educator, facilitator, and trainer in the areas of early childhood education, culture and diversity awareness, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and resilience, and trauma informed environments. She is a Senior Trainer for the REACH Center out of Western Washington University and a Washington State Certified NEAR Trainer. Masa has a deep commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and sees herself as a risk-taker, trail-blazer, and peace-maker.