Jeannie Parent

“Orange is the New Black”

By sitting with the oppressed, we can offer solidarity and solace to those who are suffering the most. One way our UU community is practicing this is by visiting immigrants in detention at Mesa Verde Detention Facility in Bakersfield. Jeannie Parent will speak about the work of KWESI, Kern Welcoming and Extending Solidarity to Immigrants, … Continued

“Social Justice: UU Faith in Action”

Three members of the congregation will share recent activities: – Justice in the Bakersfield Police Department, shared by Zoa Duffy – Work with Kern Welcoming and Extending Solidarity to Immigrants (KWESI), shared by Jeannie Parent – Current work with legislative action, shared by Myka Tapia Elaine LeCain and Kathleen Faulkner will lead/facilitate.  Lively discussion and … Continued

Buddhism: One Woman’s Journey

UUFKC friend Jeannie Parent will share with us her experience on becoming a Tibetan Buddhist and how it has influenced her life.