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College Students Encouraged to Enter “I Have a Dream” Essay Contest

December 9, 2019 – What is your dream for racial equity? In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Weber Retreat and Conference Center invites all actively enrolled college students to participate in its “I Have a Dream” essay contest.

To participate, describe in 1,000 words or less your personal dream for racial equity and email it to webercenter@adriandominicans.org by 11:59 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2020. The prizes are $150 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third place. 

Winners will be notified by Monday, January 13, 2020, and must be willing to read their essay aloud at a gathering at the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse Campus on a mutually agreeable date in January.

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 517-266-4000 or visit www.webercenter.org.


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.


 

 

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