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Dine and Discuss Book on Flint Water Crisis

September 9, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Enjoy dinner and a discussion of Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. Weber Center’s popular Dine and Discuss evening is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2019.

In her book, Dr. Hanna-Attisha reveals her discovery of the lead in the drinking water of Flint, Michigan, and gives background on how misguided austerity policies, broken democracy, and callous bureaucratic indifference placed the people of Flint, Michigan at risk.

The $15 cost includes the book and dinner, as well as the opportunity to discuss the book with other interested participants. Register now and pick up your book at Weber Center so that you will have ample time to read this dramatic and eye-opening book. 

Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Dine and Discuss Book on Racism

January 16, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Have dinner and join in a discussion of Patrick Phillips’ enlightening book, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America during Weber Retreat and Conference Center’s Dine and Discuss from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

In Blood at the Root, Dr. Phillips, a professor at Stanford University, explores the harrowing racial history of Forsyth County, Georgia, where he grew up, and the expulsion of its entire African American population.

Registration is open now so participants can take time reading the book. The cost of the program is $15, which includes both the book and dinner. Books are available at the front desks of Weber Center and the Dominican Life Center, and at the Weber Center Shop. Register online or in person and pick up your book at any of the above locations.

To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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