Chefs for Change @ The Rickhouse
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Families Moving Forward is a local non-profit providing emergency shelter services to families in Durham. We are bringing a sensational dinner series to Durham that unites our community’s passion for great food and investment in helping others.

Please join us on June 19th with Chef Seth Gross of Durham’s Pompieri Pizza and Bull City Burger and Brewery. For the up-coming menu and full lineup of chefs for 2017’s exciting new series event, please find out more through our website.

Chefs for Change is a new fundraising concept that will pair the burgeoning Durham food scene with the needs of families experiencing homelessness. This is more than a dinner – it is a fine dining experience with a purpose.

Stories Happen in Forests: A Live Storytelling Event @ MotorCo Music Hall
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Dogwood Alliance at Motorco on July 27th, for an evening of storytelling and community-building in the spirit of forest protection and community justice. The night will feature 10 live true, personal stories.

Our standing forests are awe-inspiring, critical for our well-being and survival, and hold an untold number of tales. Come listen to inspiring storytellers discuss forest protection, community action, and human connection to wild places.

For all you wanderers of the forests, stargazers, lovers of wild places, forest defenders and folks that speak up for your community, this night is for you.

Tickets will be a suggested donation at the door for $10.
Donate $10/month for a special “Forest Defenders” t-shirt and membership.

Visionary storytellers include:
– Gary Phillips, poet laureate of Carrboro
– TC Muhammad, Hip Hop Caucus
– Dr. Thomas Easley, Forestry professor and Center for Diversity at NCSU
– Reverend Leo Woodberry
– Danna Smith, Dogwood Alliance
– Jodi Lasseter, Climate Justice Program Director, NC LCV
– Cole Rasenberger, youth activist
– BJ McManama, the Indigenous Environmental Network
– Margaux Escutin, National Association for Asian American Professionals