Latest Past Events

Powerful Conversations on Race (Nov. 2022 – “Exterminate the Brutes”)

Powerful Conversations on Race  is a monthly community dialogue series exploring topics around race and racism and the resulting impact. Powerful Conversations on Race is a way for us to get comfortable talking about uncomfortable histories and is, therefore, rooted in historical documents and subject matter. This IS NOT a lecture or book club, but […]

27th Annual Spirit & Place Festival Public Conversation: American Identity

How have the ways in which Americans identify been shaped by race, religion, region, and gender? What other forces have shaped our individual and collective sense of identity? Can we even speak of a singular "American identity?" This year’s Public Conversation invites historian Kathleen Belew (Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary […]


Blue Like Me: Identity Exploration with Siona Benjamin and Rabbi Sandy Sasso

Arthur M Glick JCC - Laikin Auditorium 6701 Hoover Rd., Indianapolis

Through performance art, conversation, and Q&A, attendees will explore sacred stories of identity, challenge, and transformation during this creative and thought-provoking event featuring Indian Jewish artist Siona Benjamin and Rabbi Sandy Sasso.  Centering the sacred storytelling of the midrash, Siona Benjamin – a trans-cultural Jewish artist who grew up in Hindu and Muslim societies while […]