COVID-19 & The Open Table Community

My, my, my. What a time we are finding ourselves in as a local, national, and global community. As information is changing daily, if not hourly, on this virus, The Open Table will do our best to keep this updated on how our community will continue to gather and support one another at this time. As a staff, we are…

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Subversive-Self Care Resource List: You Are Enough

At The Open Table, we recently began a new series entitled Embracing Our Whole Selves. To launch this new topic, we began with table conversations around equity, boundaries, self-care practices, and counter-cultural practices to care for ourselves, our community, and continue the work of justice in the world. As part of this series, we wanted to offer up a subversive…

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Why art as activism? Through out history, art, poetry, and iconography have been at the center of these movements, if not the catalyst for the movement itself. As a community, we are engaging with local creatives on how they use creativity and talent to further social causes and bring new perspectives to each issue; all the while, asking ourselves how…

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*Above Image: Walid Berrazeg, Our immigration series continued on 8/25, hearing from local organization Immigration Justice Advocacy Movement (IJAM). While AIRR (who we heard from in our first gathering of the immigration series) works with rapid response in regards to ICE and protection of families, IJAM stands alongside families facing deportation during the court process, accompaniment to hearings, housing assistance, and…

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The crisis at the US/Mexico border is hard to miss in the media these days. For many people, however, it is not an article you read online or hear on the radio, but a daily reality and deep fear that you and your loved ones might be separated all because of a piece of paper. Or a deep grief of…

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