The Fig Tree Benefits with speakers addressing the 2021 theme, "Beyond Words: Doing Justice" are happening on Zoom Friday, March 5, and Wednesday, March 10.
The Lunch-Time Zoom gathering opens at 11:30 a.m., with opportunity to gather in conversation groups with hosts who invite them or with random groups. The approximately 40-minute program begins at noon, followed by returning to groups to donate and converse before a closing, announcing progress toward the goal.
Speakers for the Lunch-Time Benefit are Holocaust survivor Carla Peperzak, Dishman Hills director Jeff Lambert, Tenants Union-Spokane director Terri Anderson, and NAACP Spokane first vice president Kurtis Robinson.
The Breakfast-Time Zoom gathering begins at 7:30 a.m., also with gathering in groups before the 40-minute program begins at 8 a.m., followed by group time to donate and converse before a common closing, announcing the amount donated.
The Breakfast-Time Benefit speakers are League of Women Voters member Susan Hales, holistic healing doctor Toby Hallowitz, NAACP Spokane president Kiantha Duncan and KPBX host Verne Windham.