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Food for Thought and Board of Directors Meeting; Everyone Welcome! [Online; Free; RSVP]
June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Your co-op’s Board of Directors will meet virtually on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP here by noon on that Thursday to receive your Zoom link. Your Zoom link will be emailed to you on the day of the meeting.
Early in the meeting agenda, the board reserves space to hear from owners who wish to address the board. Want to contribute to our next Board meeting? Click here and in the subject line put “Owner Comment” and let your voice be heard!
This meeting will start with our “Food for Thought” speaker series presentation! These 20-minute Ted Talk style speeches will take place at the beginning of each board meeting and highlight presenters from diverse and marginalized groups within the Frederick community. Our hope is to center different voices in order to learn about the joys, struggles, and experiences within Frederick and emphasizes our co-op principles of education and concern for community. Due to limited meeting time, there will be no Q&A but contact information and resources will be shared for follow up conversations.
This month’s Food for Thought Speaker is Kate MacShane! Kate MacShane, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW-C (she/her) is the founder and clinical director of the Maryland Center for Gender & Intimacy, a group psychotherapy practice in downtown Frederick. Kate is a queer, cisgender, biracial therapist who practices from a framework that includes relational, narrative, feminist, anti-racist, and other liberatory social justice perspectives. Kate is a certified member of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health. She received a MSW from the Smith College School for Social Work and an M.Ed. from American University. Kate has facilitated TransFamily, a free support group for parents of gender-diverse young people, twice each month since 2016.