—  Social and Economics Justice from an Atheist Point of View | Cynthia McDonald | Weekly Sunday Gathering —  Baker Ripley, 6500 Rookin, Houston, TX

Join us in person or online

Main Topic: Social and Economics Justice from an Atheist Point of View

Speaker :  Cynthia McDonald

Social Worker – Health and Political Advocate Cynthia is an Infectious Disease Medical Case Manager where she works with people living with HIV in the city of Chicago. She authors a blog called freedmenhealthandwellness.com which speaks on the social determinants of health of Black Americans that descend from Chattel Slavery. She has been a guest on several podcasts and is a regular host on the Non-Prophets produced by the Atheist Community of Austin and Women Atheist Unload produced by the Promethean Secular Frontier (PSF) channel. Cynthia is also a health and political advocate that works with various organizations in Chicago and nationally to achieve social and economic justice for Black Freedmen Descendants, push for health equity for marginalized groups in the United States, and normalizing Atheism amongst the Black Community. Cynthia is also a musician that writes and performs a variety of genres of music including Classical, R&B, and Dance. Link tree: https://linktr.ee/camglamming

Music : Ermelinda Cuellar

Jazz- and Latin music-vocalist Ermelinda Cuellar is known to Houston audiences for her beautiful vocal quality and sophisticated rhythmic feel. Born to Peruvian parents in Texas, Cuellar has been recognized by music critics for her precise intonation, inventive improvisations, and passionate story-telling in both English and Spanish. She works with some of the finest Texan instrumentalists including Andre Hayward, Paul English, and Bob Henshen and in group formats ranging from duo to septet. Cuellar’s 2022 septet album, What A Difference A Day Made, hit the top 3 spot on the Roots Music Report Latin Jazz Chart and received airplay from many JazzWeek-radio programs. Her material ranges from classic jazz standards, bossa nova favorites, Mexican/Latin/South American songs, originals, and even the occasional pop song.

She has had many rousing performances through the years at Houston Oasis.

Lunch : Abdallah Lebanese Restaurant

3939 Hillcroft Drive Houston TX

We will go there once the gathering ends at noon.

Join In Person

Baker Ripley Community Center
6500 Rookin St
Houston, TX 77074

Houston Oasis meets in the Reunion Hall Gymnasium on the Baker Ripley campus. From Hillcroft St, turn right onto High Star Dr, then turn right into the Baker Ripley parking lot just past where the road curves to become Rookin St. You can park anywhere in this lot and follow the "Oasis" directional signs to the gym. Harris County is back at Level 3 - Moderate therefore we are relaxing our mask requirements

COVID-19 Policy:

Harris County is back at Level 3 - Moderate therefore we are relaxing our mask requirements Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated individuals. **We are continuing to monitor the COVID situation and these rules are subject to change View our Covid Policy at https://www.houstonoasis.org/covid-19-policy

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