Parenting With An Accent Author Talk and Ukraine Fundraiser
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED BUT WALK-INS ARE VERY WELCOME SO PLEASE JOIN US AT THE JCC THIS EVENING! TICKETS ARE STILL $10, PAYABLE VIA CARD OR CASH.
IN PERSON, AT THE EDCJCC!
Have a glass of wine and join Masha Rumer, author of Parenting With An Accent: How Immigrants Honor Their Heritage, Navigate Setbacks, and Chart New Paths for Their Children for a discussion about the joys and challenges of immigrant parenting, including bilingualism strategies and balancing traditions in multicultural and interfaith families. Masha will also present her findings from the in-depth research she did for the book which included interviews with experts and parents as well as a dive into academia.
Masha's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Parents, Kveller, and others, winning awards from the New York Press Association. She is an immigrant from the former Soviet Union. You can find more about her work at www.masharumer.com.
**All proceeds from this event will go to supporting incoming Ukrainian refugees in the DMV through our partners at Lutheran Social Services. If you cannot attend the event but would still like to donate, click on the "sign me up" button and choose the donate-only ticket option.**
You can purchase Parenting With An Accent from the following local bookstores:
Lost City Books
Politics and Prose
7:30 PM Reception and meet and greet with the author
8:00 PM Program
Cost: $10 per family
Please email Sonya at email@example.com if cost is a barrier - we want everyone to be able to attend.
Click on the "sign me up!" button to proceed to the registration page
At this time, masking is optional inside the Edlavitch DCJCC but we encourage and embrace everyone to do whatever is best for you. All visitors entering the EDCJCC's building are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours. For more information, visit edcjcc.org/covidsafety.
This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC Parenting Center and Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility in partnership with KAMA DC.